Peppers on the Point - Lake Rotorua
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... up not being as bad as I had imagined. There was a small walkway though it and it was lit up with tiny feet level lights so it wasn't pitch black. We saw all the stalag tights and stalag mights (if that's how you spell them) and the guy told us all about how they formed etc. This one took around 40 mins before we stopped and had a drink and a snack. The second one we went into was the main attraction. The reason loads of people ...
... there people. The whole thing is pretty intimidating and freaky. You kind of want to laugh but out of respect, you can't. After the ceremony is complete, you are welcomed into their home. You then learn about how their houses are made and the different types of activities they got up to. The men also then to the traditional Haka Dance. This dance is pretty scary, Ben had a go at it, was pretty hilarious. The nations beloved rugby team, The All Blacks also do this dance before ...
... so helpful during the walk and then took Alma to supper at a lovely restaurant, where we had a delicious meal with a wonderful Hawkes Bay Malbec!
On Thursday we departed to Hamilton, giving Alma a lift to collect her campervan which was being repaired. We visited a series of Dams which formed New Zealand,s first Hydro Power stations. We drove through Cambridge, the heart of thoroughbred breeding, a gorgeous town and then on to Hamilton where we visited Sandy ...
... type man who didn't even look at her while he snipped away. I think it looks nice but what do I know, she wasn't that impressed with the end product. Maybe alarm bells should have been ringing when we realised the place was named after an international terrorist organisation. Maybe if we walk past Al Qaeda Manicure and Pedicure we'll keep walking.
That night in Auckland I went out to find some takeaway food and found a place called Burger Fuel. They serve ...
... dancing, traditional storytelling and a haka finale. Dinner was a traditionally ground cooked Hangi feast with more food than even Tom could manage! Mitai is also home to the beautiful yet sacred Fairy Spring that releases over 24 million litres of pure spring water every day. Although packed in with lots of other people we learnt a lot about the Maori culture and their traditional way of ...