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... We saw bubbling mud pools, turquoise, green, yellow and orange water (most with 'do not touch, 100 degrees C' signs by them) and all sorts of weird and wonderful mineral formations. It was beautiful and quite a surreal place. It was made even better by the fact that the good weather continued so we got to see it all in the sunshine. After rustling up a quick lunch in the back of the van we headed back in to Rotorua to check out the Skyline, a set of ...
... got a tour of their village; built on the hot springs! The majority of the tour was outside, after 5 minutes of gale force winds and rain we were soaked. But you can’t get wetter than wet, so the tour continued. We got to see the hot springs, boiling mud pools and two geysers, all within the Maori Village. I told Josh, Yellowstone is just like this, but with buffalo instead of people. 60; ...
... fresh homemade bread, lavender, books, alpacas, cut flowers, chocolate, spoons, honey, volcanic coffee, etc.
Then we drove along the coast of the Lake Taupo until we reached a small town Waiouru where we decided to have lunch. After a quick lunch break we continued in direction to Palmerston North. At about 17.00 we arrived in Wellington. All cheaper places were fully booked so we decided to stay in quite a good hotel only for one night and leave the city the next day in the evening. ...
... and very good. There's always one joker in the troupe and this was no exception but it did add to the fun of the thing. We had a delicious Hengi meal cooked traditionally in the steam oven and hot pools. Actually it's the way they cook every day. After the village headed into town to try to get some Fijian and US money for the next part of the trip. US was easy but the main bank in town had 10 Fijian ...
The end of my East coast adventure had arrived, all that was left was to board the bus and head back to Rotorua. The plan was to arrive about lunchtime so anyone heading on could connect with the southbound Stray bus. But my plan was to hop off in Rotorua and spend another couple of days there. Delighted with that decision as its been a really lovely sunny day, blue sky, not many clouds. A waste to be sat on a bus all day. Means I meet ...
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