BEST WESTERN Sails
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Now Best Western Sails, it has large rooms with large balconies. It's close to the lake, and the rooms on the upper floor have a lake view.
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Matamata is quite renown in the area as it’s i site is built like the Green Dragon Pub at Hobbiton so it’s quite a landmark here.
Our Campsite was the town park car park so no stunning views in the morning. But we got a free alarm clock as they starting laying concrete at 7am!
We really enjoyed our time on North Island. We both said that this time in New Zealand we got a much better impression of the country. ...
... mean ridiculously thin) layer of chocolate on the back. Disgusting, the biscuit was vile, really dry and tasteless and as I said hardly any chocolate. However I had brought a pack of 12 and I am on a budget so I did eat them all. Next time I am sticking to the Tim Tams! On the plus side, I have discovered Moro and Moro Gold bars, which are so tasty, the former being like a chewier Mars bar and the latter like a Boost. Most tasty. And that is week one done and ...
... goodbye to everyone I was on my way back. She was happy to see me, glad probably that I wasn't dead. I told her all about it and showed her the video. She was very impressed. I still felt very ill at this point so just had a relaxed afternoon looking around Taupo. I think my body had experienced enough for the day as I fell asleep pretty early. Such an amazing experience that I can always say I've done. Tomorrow we move to Auckland - our last stop in NZ. I'll let you know how it ...
... but the instructor I had, Dave, was lovely and soon we were at 15,000ft sitting at the open door of the plane with nothing to do but fall... Weirdly, after the first initial drop from the plane, you don't feel like you're falling at all... If it weren't for the freezing cold wind hitting me and giving me a pretty full-on face life, it would just be like floating or flying. The free fall, although still 60 seconds from that height was far too short but ...
... the thermal pools where our guide pulled out some eggs and cooked them for us! As they were cooling down we walked to the geysers, these geysers are the biggest in Australasia reaching heights of up to 30m. We ate our boiled eggs as we watched the geysers go! The tour finished with a visit to a kiwi bird house, it was pretty cool to see the New Zealand's ...