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After a good nights sleep at Apollo Accommodation Hostel, we made our way into Taupo for a look around. Unfortunately, not everything was open due to the Christmas holidays - most things re-open on the 5th Jan. Despite this, we still found some shops and spent a little bit of money ;-)
We decided to start making our way to Hamilton , but …
... school. He gave us menus and upon his return said "Do you want anything?" We ordered wine that he plonked on the table unopened and generally didn't have a clue about anything. Even the simplest question like what the soup of the day is involved him going off to ask the kitchen. Not really what you'd expect when you're paying over £100 for dinner. We retired to bed where I slept like a baby and Hazel swore a lot about her insect ...
... missed Big B). Rich moved to Hamilton, NZ with his girlfriend Lisa and her two lovely children, Lucy and Sam 18 months ago. We were in need of a catch up.
It was so lovely to see them and Rich's cousin, Amy who was staying there for a while. Rich treated us to an Indian takeaway which was fantastic! We love a curry and it had been a while. It was a fab evening and great to catch up. Lisa was training for a half marathon so we made plans to stretch the legs with her the next ...
... people, every half an hour, every day, you can't blame him for raking in the money whilst he can.... After all, it was pretty cool, if very touristy! And we learnt a little about the making of the films. The movie set of Hobbiton was used for all the external shots in The Lord of the Rings & the Hobbit films, including Bilbo's birthday party on the green, Frodo & Gandalf sitting on the front door step of Bag End & heading off ...
PPPPS! For those who know my technical computer deficiences, you will have quessed the turmoil and frustrations in compiling this wee blog. Our 7 year old little notebook has also its aging issues, but challenging forward! Despite these issues I am enjoying trying to share a little of our adventures. If near the end I miracuously become good at this, hope to attach more pictures. Bye for now xo Jeanette