Lake Tarawera Rheinland Lodge
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... be thriving in this part of New Zealand. The fields were deep, lush green often with sheep peacefully grazing. I was pleased as we approached the toll road on State Highway 1, as it was both familiar from our outward journey but also confirmed that we were making progress in our long journey. The Highway runs through Aukland and the sky line of tall buildings looked impressive bathed in mid morning sunshine with the backdrop of blue sky. We continued ...
... for our eyes to adjust, but eventually they did, & we were very lucky to see both birds during a wakeful period, which doesn’t happen very often. They are about the size of a chicken but lay eggs the size of an ostrich (painful!) and are the only birds in the world to have nostrils at the tip of their very long beaks; “ours” were grubbing for worms and drinking from a bowl in the gloom of their artificial habitat.
... to the Mauri. Joining Lolly on the bus was Papa G. A returning driver who would be helping Lolly out on her first trip. It is at this time I would like to thank both Lolly and Papa G for being such good fun. Lolly was fun loving, always got everyone involved in everything and was very sweet, which would explain the name sake. Papa G was also helpful, kept us all on track full of interesting facts and even managed to sneak a cheeky kiss from Emily! This next stop was in ...
... und Knochen eines Moas, ein ausgestorbener Laufvogel Neuseelands. Im Anschluss gab es eine Kaffeepause und die Fütterung von halbwilden Aalen mit Wurst. Die zweite Höhle war eine Glühwürmchenhöhle, in welcher uns zuerst das Leben der Glühwürmchen erklärt wurde (300 Tage leben sie als glühende Larve und im Anschluss lebt die adulte Fliege gerade mal 3 Tage) bevor wir uns in ein Boot setzten, welches von unserem Guide langsam durch die Höhle manövriert ...
... chatty old man who liked to tell us stories of when he visited the site as a kid.
From the springs we finally drove into Rotorua, or as some call it Roto-Vegas. Only someone who hasn’t been to Vegas could compare the two! Our first port of call was the information centre to look at the million and one things to do in the area so we could start to decide which we were going to pick.
A million of those things involved spending money. One didn’t. The ...
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