Slipper Island Resort
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... we just stood in their pools! The water coming straight out of the holes being dug was really really hot and it was a great experience of the power of the Earth. After half an hour of getting soaked we all felt like we’d ticked the box for digging holes and headed back to the hostel for showers and a final drink before bed. It was a great first day but we were moving on first thing in the morning. So memories absorbed we went to sleep very satisfied. ...
After a lie in and breakfast in bed, we wandered into town to find the folks. Found a gorgeous gallery full of quirky pieces, such as a hand carved wooden golf bag, creases and all; glass work, paintings...a 'if i won the lottery' kind of place with prices to match. Loved the ironic sign of "all breakages must be paid for, please let your children touch!!". It's a tiny place Russell, like a tiny American village, just a handful of shops, a ...
... our new territory. It was a strange sight to behold, hoards of people wallowing in their pits, others around the outside trying to get in on the action and wondering whether to believe the hype; I'm sure Mr Attenborough would describe it much better than me. That night, we treated ourselves to fish and chips, the fish was deliciously fresh and light, but the chips didn't come close to their English counterpart.
Onwards to ...
... for your 15 bucks a night eh ;) Possibly the absolute best thing about the whole tramp was being under the stars in the evening. And it literally was a complete blanket of them... probably the second best I've ever seen, behind camping out at Fraser Island. That was worth all the freezing midnight dashes to the outhouse toilets (why did I drink so much tea....!)... Not a lot ...
... Some people honestly!
The BBQ was great except there wasn’t enough of a selection for us non steak eating people! Boooo
The other reason (apart from Cathedral Cove) to come to Hahei is to go to Hot Water Beach which is a natural hot spring that runs under a small part of the beach not too far from town. So back on the bus we all got in the dark – you can only access the hot part at low tide which was at about half 8-9 ish – and ...
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