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... Kiwi driver who pointed out places of interest as we passed them. She told us that the steam coming out of the side of the volcano was just a vent, and that we shouldn't worry about it (we since learnt that this isn't normal, and this shows more volcanic activity than normal!) We were dropped off at the base of some pretty impressive snowy mountains, and were walking on frozen ground for the first leg of the journey. To start with we were ...
... afternoon so we all just decided to make the most of the sun and went back into the pool. We then had some lunch and headed to the 'airport’ Ive never seen an airport like it, it was basically just one room and nothing in it. Cannot get over these little airports they are hilarious! Got back to Wellington and it was Meggys birthday so gave her all the pressies and then we went to this Italian down the road from us which apparently is really good. And it ...
... and up to watch the dam beinging opened...beautiful water...so clear you would not believe!
In the evening we went to a restaurant for a treat where they cook your meat on hot stone slabs.....the taste was amazing and we actually stopped talking for 5 minutes!
Now in the Bay of Islands for Laura H's birthday....it is stunning! Pictures and birthday update to come....
... our faces (apparently it's good for your skin!). We also stopped at a Forrest with hundreds of really tall spongey trees in it for an hours walk round to a beautiful waterfall. When we got to Taupo we were all exhausted so we had a chill session in our hostel and all painted our nails and lazed around before going out to Lava Bar across the ...
... pretty good with sun cream. Somehow I still managed to get a mean sunburn on my first day here. I guess I’ll need more cream, more often. Lesson learned.
6. Price tags.
It’s definitely true that things are generally more expensive here than in Canada. The currency is the New Zealand Dollar, which is almost equal to the Canadian Dollar, so I never have to do any currency conversions in my head to figure out how much I’m actually paying ...
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