Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn
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... the village to learn a few Maori games and skills before we were taken indoors for the concert. We got to watch some traditional and contemporary songs and dances (including the hula), which was just incredible. The Maori people are such beautiful singers. The night finished with Hangi, which is where they cook the food in the earth. The food was delicious, we had basically a huge roast and then cakes and pavlova for desert. Most of us hadn't seen ...
... and we all got on and had a nice afternoon there together... Kind of like the beginnings of a family. I loved it, and I hope it wasn't a one-off, and to pinch a phrase from Forrest Gump... That's all I have to say about that. After we'd said goodbye, Nicky and I headed back the campsite for tea and to catch our breath... We decided on the way that we'd get an Indian takeaway and have it back at the tent with a bottle of wine - the perfect end to the day :-) T&N ...
... properly, it's too busy attempting to comprehend what your about to do. I opened my mouth an if it wasn't for the video evidence I wouldn't have known what I said. It roughly translated as "If something goes wrong then there is no money belonging me in the house and Elizabeth gets everything I own". Not through favouritism, purely because she was the nearest reference point to something I knew. It's weird how you band together in extreme situations. Before the trip the 3 of us ...
... you can actually feel it - not just think it, but FEEL it. Almost like butterflies but not quite. This feeling, and of course seeing beautiful new places and meeting new people, is the main reason I absolutely love to travel. But fear not, not all is hunky dorey when travelling - sleeping in hostels and living out of a backpack is quite the experience. Sleepless nights, bathrooms without soap, flip flops in the shower, hot nights where it is necessary to sleep in a starfish ...
We arrived back in Taupo in the afternoon of 23rd. We spent the evening relaxing in the sun and getting a very early night as we had a 4:45am start the next day! On 24th we did the Tongario Alpine Crossing, a 22km walk across a volcano! The walk is rated as one of the worlds top 10 day walks. So after the bus picked us up at 5:30am we drove for 1hr 30mins to the base. We were given a map and pointed in the right direction and off we went! The first part of the walk was ...