Chantilly's Lake Taupo
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I jumped on the bus for a third visit to Taupo. This marks my tenth driver on the Kiwi Experience, which is quite a lot. Most people only have two or three. There were only about a dozen people on the bus. One of them however was Taj, a guy from my previous bus who is good intelligent conversation. He's just qualified as a doctor from Cardiff Uni and will be working in Prince Charles Hospital. Smallish world. The lunch ...
... that it is the water equivalent of filling 5 Olympic pools each MINUTE!
After, we went to the Couontdown supermarket and picked up necessities for the next few days including staples like toilet paper and cereal. We also got stuff for our meals:
-Guiness Corned Beef and Cabbage
-Honey BBQ Chicken (cook-in-a-bag style)
-Salad with salad toppings (sesame seeds, bacon bits) and mango vvinaigrette
-Baked parsnips and carrots
... always going to be ambitious to make that. Next thing I know the guys have rung the skydiving company and we’re going again... NOW! Frantic texts and calls are flying round trying to get everyone together who was there yesterday to go again. We finally get everyone together outside the hostel. Next thing we know the Skydive limo pulls up outside to take us to the hanger – how cool is that! We all pile in. I think some people are still drunk! I think I must ...
... a four bed ensuite dorm just for Cat and I, no one else checked in so it was ours. And it was on the third floor so further from the music from the bar. And the final perk was that we had a view of the lake from the window. All these things are luxury in the world of the hostel dorm room traveller! I’ll let you know about the journey from Taupo in the next blog as there is so much happening on each journey on the way to the next destination. ...
... ended up with a one bedroom studio unit for Beth & Chappy and the rest of us will share a 2 bedroom unit. After some lunch Miranda, Susan, Carter and myself went for a 3 hour walk through town and Miranda pointed out a number of points of interest (like where she worked and lived). Burke went for a walk with his parents along the waterfront. Four of us and Carter went out ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking