Tussock Grove Boutique Hotel
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... of the locals could drop in, they also kept on asking questions about my skating and where I came from, because of my English accent.
When we got home we went for a surf until it was dark. I really enjoyed it, I was on mum's new Gurkin I board, and then swapped on to Poppy's smaller Gurkin II (manufactured by Hughes boards, ex shapers from Wales, used to be called Wave Graffiti.)
Over the winter holidays we decide to go to ...
... information I decided to buy a new beanie hat to stop my ears falling off!
Next it was time to head into the town of Ohakune to get supplies for the big day ahead. Ohakune was a sweet place mimicking a European ski resort and every café or shop had some sort of mountain reference to them. In fact come to think of it, even the rubbish bins and benches were mountain shaped!
After spending a ...
... fascinating story of how these three Gods were vying for the hand of .............? amidst the eruptions etc. we both thought Lake Taupo was the best place seen so far. I say lake but it's 260 sq miles and looks like the sea! We arrived at the Campsite in Ohakune, the pitch isn't the best but the toilets are amazing- I had to take a photo of the solid wood surfaces! We found ...
... to keep the sun off her! There were a lot of people doing the trek which was the only disappointment. It meant stopping to let people pass on the narrow parts and it looked like a lot of ants crawling up the side of the lava flows. Young and old were there and people of all nationalities so it is a well trodden path when the weather allows.
The next part of the trek took us to the Ketetahi Hut via a zigzagged route down the mountain. It seemed ...
... so I called the number displayed and was promptly informed that the trek had be cancelled due to not enough people being available and therefore health and safety meant they couldn't run the midnight/sunrise hike! And as they were cancelling and not me, I was to be fully refunded!! The relief I felt was blissful! I didn't realise just how uptight and stressed I was about it all until the tension was no longer there! Karma had saved my ****!! For which I am ...