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... Jaffas but every time the family introduces the dog, everybody is laughing because Jafa also means 'Just another ******* Aucklander' (the family lives in Auckland).
Our evening started slowly then with a glass of wine and a little conversation with Kornelia and Karl.
Of course, that was not all. We had to prove being real german girls, able to drink lots of beer. So, we had to drink beer out of a beer bong.
All in all, it was a nice and ...
... Sea water has shaped the rock to mimick poured cream. Some serious photographers with large appendages in the form of lenses were competing against each other! The little Fuijifilm x20 muscling in to do its bit!!!! The Mamiya firmly in the doghouse in the car, not allowed to take touristy pics!!! The walk was about a 3 kilometre round trip, but a few decent hills made us earn our G&T's that evening. The Top 10 was at hot water beach and were told ...
... had nothing but nice words to say about each of us.
Emotionally, it was an overwhelming experience. As sad as I was to miss MU's commencement, I cannot imagine ever doing anything differently. The staff at Thames High School went above and beyond to give us this experience and I feel so lucky.
They did video tape it, and I have the link below!
The 2 main attractions here, are the 'hot beach' and cathedral cove. I'll get to the latter one later. Cathedral cove is the largest in a series of coves along this coast. Think of a large arch, a tunnel even, with sand at the bottom, the sea flowing through it at high tide and a spacious walk-through when it's not. Me and Benny did the 40minute walk to get there. Simon and Albert went for the watertaxi.
... though. The bus driver then took us down to Hot Water Beach. There are hot springs beneath the sand so you can dig a hole (or steal someone else's as we did) and sit in it like a bath. Some parts get really hot. Our pool was perfect in some areas but boiling just next to it - loads of people kept popping over to try but then heading off after burning themselves. There was a bit of a breeze blowing so it was hard to ...
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