Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge
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- Microwave in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room
- Hot tub
- Non-smoking rooms
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Late this morning we departed from Wellington. Check out my picture of the Wellington wind needle (orange) as we left the city. Yesterday it was bent over completely sideways. I though it was going to break off. Today has been out longest drive of our time in New Zealand I think. 5 hours plus stops. Went as direct as we could to Taupo from …
... on offer; on a beautiful day at lunch time though what would be better than a park? An award winning selection of gardens is what! Hamilton Gardens won last years international garden tourism network award for the best garden so we put together a packed lunch and headed in. With free entry it was set across a number of acres and had a wide variety of gardens to wander around. From the show gardens with themed Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Italian, English & rather ...
... and Red)) the weather had cleared and the sun was out. The sights were breathtaking, as we had been expecting and as you can imagine if you watch the Lord of the Rings films. We trekked through snow, scree, puddles and strong sunshine and managed to complete it in 5 hours and 2 minutes, versus an advised 7-8 hours per the guides!
This included a 15 minute stop for lunch at the Ketetahi Hut, which had been partially destroyed by a huge eruption on the trail in 2012. They ...
... was nothing showing on my pump number 7. after bit of investigation turns out a previous customer had paid for number 7 rather than number 6 (think he was a regular) as the amount had been similar. So we paid for number 6, which was 4 or 5 dollars less than we had had. Ten minutes down the road stopped at a cafe, service wasn't great, they didn't seem to hear our requests for toasted sandwiches and there were few seats so we took food and drinks back ...
... TOWIE! This evening was spent in the lounge watching a couple of films with some other travellers. Packed my bag up ready for the morning and went to bed! So nice to do nothing for the first time in two weeks! We leave Taupo in the morning for River ...