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... and tourism. They know their bread and butter is tourism and related activities.
We were very careful in choosing items without "Made in china" tag. We don't want to buy a souvenir from Nz which is Made in china or india. But it was really hard to make out with out that.
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Now time to give break to eyes and fill in something. Turkish restaurant welcomed us on the way with delicious food. ...
... is tagged on to the side of the Hilton Hotel. An expensive but delicious meal of a fishy nature for us (salmon for me and a local deep sea fish of the day for Rachel). Chloe enjoyed chicken fajita type thing off the kids menu and was very well behaved in a posher than usual eating situation.
Another "highlight day" today as we woke up to cloudless skies above Taupo. Keeping to the promises of last night we got ourselves togged ...
The journey to New Zealand was somewhat of an ordeal. With plenty of time to spare we arrived at the bus stop. But at 5:20am our bus decided to drive straight past us; we were not the happiest of campers. With the next bus not until 6:00am, we begrudgingly hopped into a taxi. And of course we got a right prick! I did not think I would be having an argument with a Russian man, who sounded exactly like Gru from Despicable Me, at 5:30am but I ...
... where you got suited up for the big jump. I checked in and was told that I would be the only tandem skydiving in the plane. This was great news. Despite a few trainee jumpers which jump out before me I would have the plane to myself. This would mean a more personalised experience and the video of the skydive would just have me in it. I went into the hanger where I was dressed in a jumpsuit and harness as well as being given a hat and googles. After I was helped to get dressed ...
The activity I was supposed to do 2 days ago was in fact skydiving, and today luckily was perfectly clear -couldn't ask for better weather so I'm again very lucky. And you will notice that I have typed this post and therefore you'll know there were no disasters, phew! So we were harnessed up, got our overalls on and met our tandem partner. Luckily I got the sensible Swede...all the rest were nutters! One in particular seemed to determined to wind me up when ...