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Day 10. Tuesday 24th March. Taumarunui to Crossing Backpackers. The Timber Trail had been awesome, but we had got absolutely drenched and our cycling gear was still sopping wet in the morning. Our plan had been to ride the Kaiwhakauka mountain bike trail from Taumarunui to join up with the Mountains to Ocean trail, but a bridge was down so that was not an option. After faffing and deliberating until after midday, we decided to ride highway 4 and join up with the trail further ...
... we got, we had to do
an exercise or we received a ticket for the sweets shop. I
got a two, the only number I didn't wanted! I had to run to the end of the
sports field and back it was unfortunately the huge one for the athletic games.
The second game we did was the best ever!!!
The year 13 had a team named “old circus” for which they tied a rope over the pool.
The exercise was to “entlanghangeln” yourself from one side of ...
... song we were remotely comfortable singing in front of a group of strangers.
Our strategy was to play it really safe and sing the only song we both really knew other than Baa Baa Black Sheep. We maneuvered our way to delivering near the beginning of the ceremony so that our performance could be a distant memory to the other participants by the time the last of the dozen groups had presented. The speech was the easy part but the singing of ...
Rays Rest is very close to Miranda Hot Springs http://www.mirandahotsprings.co.nz/
so we spent a morning there enjoying the warm water – we timed it just right, there was only one other couple and one family as we arrived but as we left a couple of school groups arrived with accompanying noise and splashing – we escaped back to Bertie.
Onward and downward – we are heading to the South Island for Christmas ...
... filled the entire building. I poked my head out to see if it was the fire alarm. Nope, the cleaning guy (some teenager) accidentally set off the nurse alarm in a guest room thinking it was the light switch. Nurse switch? We were staying in a NURSING HOME!!!!!!!
After the initial confusion-shock-more confusion, we came to accept our lodging as it was; a retirement center. Unfortunately, we did not get pudding cups or green jello ...