Oasis Backpackers Hostel
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... of the next trip, it was a 1.5 hour hiking along forest and beautiful lakes, very much similar to Wai-o-tapu. There were only 3 of us including a guy from London but we walk at a different pact. You could see wild boar and many animals enjoying this protected zone. We finally reach the last checkpoint which is a jetty with a lookout view to the swans and the big mountainous lake. The bus who will be driving us back to the starting point given us 5min to enjoy a last good view. ...
... toddler meant we (me in particular) were ready for a break, feeling a slight hint of sensory overload. Nothing that a drink and some non-stinky air couldn't fix and we were soon on our way again, next stop Rotorua. We arrived in the afternoon and drove down to the lake where there was a kind of village fête type affair going on. Chloe investigated the local swings before we all went off in search of ice cream (see cute photo).
... for this page but I will keep trying! We have just returned from a visit and traditional hangi dinner at a Maori Village. Again we received a greeting and experienced several Maori traditions, games and dances. We enjoyed chicken, lamb and veges cooked in underground ovens and of course, there was more singing as is the Maori way, looki forward to zorbing in the morning and then another match against John Paul College. ...
Possibly the moment I was most looking forward to in New Zealand - the Shire! Matamata is the closest town, but even that's a bit of a drive from the set. Upon arrival you enter the Shire's Rest, which has really good home cooked food. You then jump on a bus for a 2 hr guided tour of Hobbiton. I have to say it was a little disappointing as there were so many people on each tour and ...
... the bathing areas and some of the frightening gadgets which they used to treat people, including electric probes which they stuck into the bath water ! Before leaving, we watched a film about the earthquake which totally destroyed Rotorua in 1886. The film theatre was built so that all the seats vibrated at the correct moment as if an earthquake was taking place.