Bradshaw'S Bed & Breakfast
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... at the boys to GET OUT. Grabbed my bag, camera, partly clothed and shouting at a reticent George we headed for the exit along with all the other guests in various states of undress. Emerging into the street amid fire engines it wasn't until later on our return that we learnt that a false alarm on the 18th floor had activated the evacuation. The rest of the morning was spent taking the funicular railway and a walk down through the botanic gardens, and through the parliament ...
... I'm always prepared). We waited 45 minutes and our bus was ready. We literally got the bus straight from there to the sky diving place. As if that hadn't been enough excitement for one day! We had to wait around for a while because there was a massive queue as its been to windy beforehand. I didn't feel nervous, perhaps I was too tired. We watched all the safety video etc and decided what songs to have for our video. Then we got suited and booted and ready to rock and roll. ...
... to the system after a number of lazy mornings. The bigger shock however was that the car was completely iced over. De-icer was not something I consider buying for our trip round NZ! The reason for our unwelcome early start was because we were to walk the Tongariro Crossing. A 20km walk up the volcanoes overlooking Lake Taupo. As it was 20km in one direction we parked our car at the end and got the shuttle bus to the start. Our guide informed us that this was arguably the best ...
... an impressive volume of water.
This afternoon we went back to the beach for a swim in the lake - lovely and refreshing but I do find it odd when there are no waves.
this evening we managed to find a good restaurant where we had an excellent slow cooked lamb and black olive ragout. We had to sit inside as it was too hot and sunny to sit outside at 7pm (it's been about 26C today.
tomorrow (Wednesday) we set off down ...
... place called craters of the moon, it was a natural site full of thermal vents and small craters, that was quite interesting. Stopped at Huka falls waterfall on the way back, that was really fast flowing and turquoise blue. Fri 10th Jan - Well we had a amazing day today! Back in December we booked a skydive. I've been scared since and lost a few hours sleep worrying about it. We drove to the skydiving company for 10:30am and checked in, ...
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