Lake Tarawera Rheinland Lodge
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... but I always wondered why some had tattoos on their chins. Apparently if a woman has a tattoo on her chin it means she's allowed to speak at important occasions. Well all I can say is ink my chin up because I'd want to be speaking at all occasions. After all of that they pulled our dinner out of the ground, we were having a Hangy meal. They cook all the food under ground and let the hot rocks cook it and leave it there for 7 hours and pull it out. It ...
... be to find a campsite and mull over our options over a glass of wine or indeed a craft beer. In fact I should mention that the craft beer scene is huge over here. Ben suggested we head to LiquorLand and try them out; he recommended one called Volcano - it certainly had a kick - 8%. Perhaps we'll check out a craft brewery at some point!
The campsite we chose is situated on the shores of the Blue Lake one of Rotorua's natural assets. The Blue lake ...
... from different spots in town.
Alisons sisters house is 20 min. outside of
Virginias house is set up on a hill with an amazing
view from windows all around the house ( this was priceless). Mt. Tarawera is a volcano that erupted in late 1890 and sits directly across the lake from the
house. ( pic below) There is steep stairway down to a small dock where you can
swim. We ...
... all of you who have no clue of what I'm talking about: This is the fire-spitting mountain at the end of the "Lord of the Rings", in which the Hobbit has to dispose off the ring. All right?
But even though Mt Doom didn't want to spit fire today and we decided to keep our (wedding) rings for a while, the volcano was still very impressive. It looks like a volcano from the text book with its uniform cone and a crater in the middle. And while we hiked, Nico ...
... dying it a couple of days ago.) It is now really white blonde. We had burgers for supper as yesterdays meal was too healthy we needed to be unhealthy again. We then watched the fast and furious (having watched lotr yesterday) and got an early night. Ready to go up a mountain. And also hopefully see a nice garden (which i an forcing the others to see). ...
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