Gables Lakefront Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... back to do some laundry ready to start our kiwi experience bus the next morning! An early start to meet the bus and we were heading to The Bay of Islands which is north of Auckland. We signed up for 3 nights in the bay after having a look at our calendar and deciding it would be worth staying longer up there. When we arrived in Paihia we walked up to the treaty grounds. This was where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840 to give the people of New Zealand ...
... chest first into the ground, however my instructor just tweaked the parachute and with it we slide in almost exactly where we started. There was another interview where I essentially wouldn't have remembered what I said if it hadn't been for the video. I thanked my instructor and was ushered inside to get the gear off. Within two minutes Eli was wrapped around my neck and Elizabeth close behind. They were jumping around like a bunch of startled kangaroos. By coincidence the bus ...
... go into Taupo again. Was another really good night. One bar we were in had a fire alarm which is a first for me to evacuate a pub. So we headed to a night club across the road. Lordy lord did I feel old, I actually think wee little Tommy would have felt old in there so we were quick to exit and went to a bar with live music which was really good.
The next morning I defo felt a little worse from the night before. I ate so much breakfast!!! Our flight was ...
... anything to try and make me laugh. Don't think I breathed for the 45 seconds of free fall though! When the parachute went up I was out of breathe and had painful ears! This part was very relaxing - just floating back down to earth taking in the amazing surroundings. Tom was one of the last out the plane as they climbed higher to 15,000 ft. But he was down very soon after me!! Everyone out the plane landed about 10 seconds after one and other. It was an ...
...and trouts too!
So the grown-up and me have arrived in Taupo, where there is a very, very big lake and a river too.
The first thing the grown-up did was go and have a little ride in a jet boat. I didn't go with her, because I didn't want to get my paws wet, but the grown-up did say that she had a very good time. The boat whizzed up the Waikato river to the Huka Falls, ...