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My special place

Mount Maunganui

Bay of Plenty/Coromandel

Jamie, 10

My legs were trembling, I was feeling weak. “Only a few more steps” I kept saying to myself as sweat made my mouth dryer and dryer. Rays of sunlight creeping through the trees, I could see the sandy beach in the distance as the birds were chirping away. The crippled trees bending over me, making a tunnel as the gravel path leads the way out. Mount Maunganui, my second home.

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