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... flat! Deleted other stuff on iphone to give me space for more pics. GPS then couldnt find the buried village in its system. Had to go back to motel room for brochure. Finally found it. The buried village was amazing. Set in GORGEOUS rainforest they set out the story of the 1886 volcanic eruption so well in the museum. It's so sad hearing the stories. Then you get to walk about the grounds to the excavated sites - maori homes and a european hotel. Just incredible. Then you take ...
... concert while we were there Gina wanted to go so we did but it wasn't really wasn't my thing. To me all those cultural shows that are put on for tourists are exactly that, shows for tourists and lose their appeal because of it. After the village we stopped for lunch at a Chinese noodle house for some soup before heading off to the Skyline Skyrides for a little excitement. The facility is located halfway up the side of a mountain so you start ...
... great works of literature, this was so unexpected it made me laugh at the time. She said "The best bit about it is, you can **** and no one will know, just blame the sulphur!" In the afternoon with my umbrella up I went for a walk around the town, I went into a shop and the lady started talking to me about my travels. She asked what I liked about Asia and I mentioned the culture and Buddhism etc. When I was browsing she handed me this silver disk and said put it in your pocket its ...
... huge banquet hall where we would enjoy their underground feast buffet-style. Everything was so delicious, though that may be hard to believe about food cooked in the earth. I tried everything on the buffet...surprise, surprise. But really, on my New Zealand Bucket List I said that I would try all the foods that were offered to me...so it had to be done. I had my first New Zealand sweet potato called kumara (delicious!) , I had my first mussel ...
... which was the prettiest little secluded beach, and we ended up walking back in the dark- just gonna put it out there, the NZ sky puts England to shame, you can see so many more stars and planets, it's incredible. When we got back to the hostel, we all just relaxed and ate the best fish and chips in the whole wide world. om.
The next day we hopped back on the coach and were taken to another little pretty route for another walk (it's a bloody good job Ma ...
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