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... be in this video. The videographers name is Graeme Murray. He is a world famous photographer for extreme sports and shoots for red bull. His footage is amazing and makes us look like we are pro athletes. Our itinerary includes (over a span of a week); - Wake up 5:30 watch the sunset on Lake Tarawera (hot water beach) - Go get coffee at zippys Cafe - Te Puia (the geysers) - white water rafting - hells gate mud pools - mountain biking in the redwood forest - ...
... back on the main highway and continued east. After about 20 minutes or so the paved highway turned to a gravel road. No exaggeration or embellishment, one minute we were on a windy, paved, two lane road driving through the mountains and the next we were on a one lane dirt track. We thought maybe we had gone in the wrong direction but knew we hadn't as we literally got back on the same road! So instead of travelling at 80kph we were travelling at 40kph (if we were lucky). The good news ...
... not to use incredibly offensive words in this diary.
It was pouring down outside and we hopped back in the sanctuary of our Spaceship before making tracks to where we are right now. The drive to Wiakite Springs is about a hundred miles which took around two and a half hours. Given the fact it's been pouring down and all the roads on the way here were like the road between the A1 and Hutton, that's pretty good going. Mind, there's not a lot of other traffic ...
... for the night. Not long afterwards though a little van pulled up alongside us, so we would have neighbours after all (they were a French couple).
The boys fed the swans and then we had an early dinner - just nibblies really. After that we went for a walk around the lake. Reach about 1/3 of the way to a lookout and hung out there for a while and had some family time chats. The sun was going down now, but I was keen to get some sunset photos ...
... br> My last day in Rotorua I was lucky enough to meet Molly and Meredith, two girls from America that are traveling through NZ. They were nice enough to take me with them to Waimangu Volcanic Valley - a place with hydrothermal systems that were created in 1886 by a volcanic eruption. Everything you see in the pictures I took has grown since then - all life in the area was destroyed by the eruption. We took most of the day ...