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Camping At The National Army Museum | Licenced To Retire
This post is a little out of order from the route of our trip but with today being ANZAC day I felt it was appropriate to publish this post ahead of some of the other posts that should come before it. We had spent the night back at the NZMCA Park in Napier catching up with our friends Dave and Nita who despite being regular visitors to Napier had never stayed at the Park as they have family in the area. The following morning Dave and Nita headed off to do their thing whilst we had decided to tackle a road we had never driven before, the Gentle Annie which takes you from Napier to Taihape. It always feels good to head towards a road that you haven't driven before knowing that new adventures await. Having read the postings about this road on Facebook we knew it was steep and winding with some great scenery as well as a couple of DOC camps along the way. As the road heads inland it starts to climb with the farm land slowly giving way to forestry as the trees get closer and closer to the