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... thermal activity pictures attached to this blog, haven't looked at them yet.
Tomorrow I am going to get the camper out and take for its fitness test, MOT, Pink Slip, depends what country you are in for the name? It is due on Friday so this week is a must.
WE had a good day yesterday, Sat, met the local Ulysses Club for morning coffee including new friends Tony & Marlene, Tony has 94 Wing and ...
... and continued to Rotorua with more commentary and anecdotes from Kenny. When we arrived in town the smell greeted us first; rotten egg from the sulphur. Our first mission, bar getting over the smell, was to find the hostel. Which took far longer than it should and resulted in asking a lovely old gentleman for directions. It's a good job everyone here is happy to help! We're stopping in crash palace backpackers and it's a pretty fab place. We're in a 10 ...
... must-see on the North Island and it was great to see some geothermal volcanic action right in front of our eyes, to give us an idea of what was bubbling away below our feet during our Tongariro Volcano walk.
In the afternoon we arrived in Rotorua, an attractive town but the smelliest we had come across in the geothermal zone so far.
... Great War, which was unveiled by the Queen's father. The park is dominated by the imposing museum, a magnificent building constructed in a sort of modern variation on tudor-style. Through the park, we found ourselves at Rotorua's huge lake, which is several miles wide. The foreshore is highly populated by waterfowl, and shags, swans and ducks created a beautiful scene around a dead tree on one islet. Water planes zoomed ...
... towards rotorua. On the way we stopped off at one of the only Maori villages left in NZ. It wasn't really what we had all expected. You would think it was some kind of old man in traditional clothing talking about all their history and culture but it was totally the opposite. There were these two guys who were uncle and nephew in shorts, tshirts and flip flops who were just cool guys. They first sang us a song in their ...
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