Trinity Wharf Tauranga
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yes, it was great
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... I headed straight for the loo queue, as you do. Got chatting to the woman behind me, new friend right there.
Waves started in 10 minute increments, and being wave 5 I had plenty of time to enjoy the atmosphere. We were to start with a 3km sojourn around the paddocks, head through the milking shed and along a chute, past the start, vaulting a barrier and then onto the track up the Wairere Falls. This was about 2k, then 10km along the ridge before ...
... off Mars when I asked him if he had a pump. He finally replied “no, but there is a petrol station down the hill with a pump”! Thankfully the hill wasn’t too bad to get down with flat tyres but we couldn’t have gone too far. We didn’t have too long to enjoy the cycle as we had some exploring of the area surrounding the Lake to attend to. One such spot was the Huka Dam which opens it’s sluice gates 4 times a day and it’s well worth ...
... of money
- There were many different sized hobbit holes so as to use forced perspective to make Gandalf tall and hobbits small
- when Gandalf and Frodo are riding around in the fellowship of the ring, Frodo is apparently sitting a couple feet behind Gandalf, which I can’t see, even when I look for it
- we then went down to the party tree where Bilbo celebrated his eleventy-first birthday and then disappeared.
- from here we got ...
... english plants ( which grow like weeds especially giant white and purple agapanthus which I'm going to try at home ) through Bougainville ( which jan tells me is full of huge thorns though looks gorgeous and always reminds us of Greece ) through fruit trees ( Cath has a fruiting mandarin orange tree ) through veg ( Cath had the most gigantic courgette growing in her garden) through to indigenous New Zealand plants and trees. The climate is just perfect to ...
... just as quickly. This was pretty cool. Next, we went to Huka Falls. Although it is only about 9m high, the amount of water that powers through a narrow channel and then over the edge makes them very impressive. For lunch, we went to a drive-thru botanical gardens. I thought the drive-thru ATM in the USA was bad but this is surely taking drive-thru to the next level! Nice lunch spot though.
When we finally made it into Taupo, it was very ...