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... the watching as did the lads kayaking down. The latter was heart stopping as we knew from talking to the guy photographing them that if they got caught up in one of the eddys that it was very tricky to get out and if one was upside down at that point not much time to achieve release. Thankfully all safely through and a sight rarely glimpsed as one has to be a kayaker of some experience to be able to attempt the falls. We moseyed on to find the free hot water ...
... we went to the plane. At 3,000 feet the view was amazing- my instructor showed my the gauge and told be we still have 12,000 feet to go before we leave the plane! The view over lake Taupo was breath taking! The mountains, the lake, the forest, the boats... Amazing. We got oxygen through masks after about 10,000ft then hit briefed about how to leave the plane and how to hold our legs and arms when free falling. It was here that it became real- I was super ...
... by blustery windy days and also days with rain (and occasionally hail) showers. Arriving from Malaysia, we have been feeling pretty chilly to say the least! We had been warned that weather on the mountain could be very different to weather at lower altitudes, and could change very quickly from fine to gale or vice versa. so we prepared for our hike with care and tried to prepare for any eventuality.
Friday morning dawned bright and fine and after fueling up with bowls of ...