Princes Gate Hotel
Travel Blogs from Rotorua
I started today with a soak in the thermal pool at our hotel (the magnificent Princess Gate) which required me to walk down the street, through the lobby and dining room (where people were having breakfast) in my robe and ugg boots. The kind gentleman at the reception then discreetly pointed out the gate leading directly to the pool from the rooms …
Efter frukost for vi till och tittade på en gejser, mud pools och andra "thermic wonders" - därefter en snabb lunch och nu bad i "hot pool"(Karins favoritsysselsättning) och för egen del blev det zonterapibehandling Underbart !!
I left Auckland on Saturday morning and headed south to Rotorua, an area known for the beauty of volcano created mountains, lakes, geysers and geothermal parks, as well as native Maori culture. I hit the road on an Intercity Bus, which was clean, comfortable and doubled as a free-tour, since the driver obviously enjoyed sharing tips and highligh...Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand slpbls
In the morning, we drove to our first destination in the Kawhia Bay, called Ocean Beach. We had to be there around the low tide because you can dig a pit in the sand and let the hot springs under the sand fill the "tub" with hot water. Pretty amazing huh? You can do this in two places on the North Island, and this one was the least out of the wa...Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand oulous