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... of steam and mud pools which were quite eerily strange etc. Finished around lunch time when we went to the cafe and after ordering a baguette thing realised neither of us had money – this cash thing is killing us, too annoyed to pay the 5% card stuff and our camera battery had died so we headed back to town to regroup. After some sustenance for both ourselves and the battery we went to Te Puia another thermal area which ...
... is so cool, I've never seen anything like it! We had a great time walking around on our own and then taking a guided tour where we got so much information. We learned about how the Maori used to (and still do) get their heat and hot water from the pools on the land. They also cook their food in steam boxes over vents in the earth, how cool is that?! Te Puia is also the home to the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, a highly ...
... Afterwards we were served a buffet dinner - it was delish. Finally after dinner we went for a walk to find glow worms - they were really cute and cool to see.
We knew the next day we had to get to Auckland and really wanted to go via Waitamo Caves to see more glow worms but after researching the time and tours we knew we wouldn't have enough time. Instead we decided to go straight to ...
... which had lots of relatively pricey places to eat, we wandered round and found one that appealed. Fully booked. Found another. Fully booked. Found another, and they let us in - Mac's Steak House, and ruddy good it was too.
Then to Brew for a beer, before trying Lava bar, but they were charging to get in, so we went home instead.
Next morning we had brekkie in Burger King, then took local bus to Skyline, where the queues were massive. We had already booked a ...
I always thought that if I was surrounded by people I loved,
or even just people I knew, I would never feel alone. I spent many years
wondering what was wrong with me when that loneliness void didn’t leave my side
even though I was never technically ‘alone’.
It really is true what they say- you can be in a crowded
room and feel more alone than being completely isolated on a ...