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Travel Blogs from Taupo
... region and we were told to move through quickly! The rest of the descend was horrible as well, it's not nice on your knees (I'll tell you that for free)! But we slowly eased our way down and to be fair we did pass a few people on our way. After trekking in all weathers and conditions for 7 hours we were almost at the end. With less than 2 miles to go we were strolling through the bush when I tripped and fell flat on my face. I was in so much pain and extremely embarrassed ...
... it! I didn't want to but I thought I had to open my suit case back up. So I did and I rummaged around knowing for well it wouldn't be doing back up again and it wasn't in there. OMG someone has stolen it from the kitchen at breakfast! I ran down, it wasn't there. I ran down to reception, beads of sweat on my forehead and a quiver in my voice "has someone handed a Samsung galaxy S4 mini with a purple case in?" NOPE she replied. I started ...
John, his wife Pauline, Reece and I drove down to Wellington where John was performing in a band and on the way we stopped in Taupo. On our way here we stopped and had a walk through a beautiful rainforest which hadn't ever been touched except to create the pathway through it. The trees were gorgeous and there were a lot of different species of birds.
... 2. The People and Language.
The people are very friendly and open. In general, I would say the people are more friendly and open here than they are in North America. It has been very easy to ask strangers on the street for help or directions. People are also relatively laid-back here, and not as hurried as we always seem to be in Canada. Also, "no shoes, no shirt, no service" doesn't seem to be a thing here, especially not in smaller cities and towns. People ...
... in a limo and jump out of a pink plane were also key factors. Unfortunately after gearing herself up to go and being dressed up in all the safety equipment, the wind was too strong so it got cancelled. Sad times. Unfortunately this also meant that we didn't manage to explore Taupo because we ran out of time. Double sad times. Lake Aniwhenuwa gets a thumbs up, talking about eels gets a thumbs down and we can't really rate ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed