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My mid winter escape

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My mid winter escape

In early June my mother, father, younger sister and I escaped the winter chills that we were amidst in little cold New Zealand and took a holiday to the beautiful tropical island of Rarotonga.  We arrived at Auckland airport after a long four hour drive with many excited members of the road trip.  We had visited my Oma and Opa (my Dutch grandparents) at their place in the Bay of Plenty to visit my dearest Oma's to celebrate her 85th birthday and visit her in hospital as she was very sick.  After spending the weekend with the oldies we drove back to Auckland in time to catch our 7:00PM flight to Rarotonga.  As we were lining up to check in our luggage I spotted the very talented and famous Jamie Mcdell.  We ran over to take ask politely if we could have a quick picture. She was very willing to take a picture and asked us where we were travelling and told us about where she was going.  She was the kindest person and came across as a very down to earth and nice pe…