Pleasure Island

Scotsman travel writer leaves the Southern Alps to Frodo and heads for the sunny shores of Waiheke Island, where bach culture and Gucci collide. “All kinds of homely structures are clinging to the hillside […] All have fabulously rampant gardens. And all are jostling for the best views of the Gulf. Suburbia in paradise.”


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