Kick Back on the Kauri Coast of New Zealand   By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Expert   My heart pounded as loud as my mare’s hoof beats on the hard-packed sand as I paced myself to the gait of my leader and occasioned a glance over my shoulder at the sea. The immense surf, cresting in ten-foot faces rolling in fast, met the sand in a crashing fury. Under an intense blue sky the turquoise curls played a thunderous symphony.  I’d discovered the Kauri Coast on the North Island of New Zealand.  On the less-visited beaches stretching from the Hibiscus Coast to Breams Head Scenic... Read More