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- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
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A fitful night last night. The self inflating mattress I brought with me has become more of a self "deflating" mattress! Which my battered spine detected somewhere round 2am, then 3, then 4 I started getting cramps and the shivers as I couldn't stay warm! So lack of sleep was an issue which sets my pain levels up a notch traditionally. When I woke up at 6am, I was startled to see the small stream outside my tent STEAMING away like a Sunday stew! Big fat clouds of sulphurous ...
... measures to make sure but in amongst the flowers is French lavender and each hobbit hole has an outside postbox which is typically Kiwi'ish and not a bit British. The Alexander family own half and Peter Jackson owns half with the profits going to the Alexander family who maintain it all as well as continue to run the sheep farm. They light the stoves to maintain its 'Hobbitness' with real smoke coming out. It is beautifully kept and it is watered every day to keep ...
... relish. It seemed to be a strange combination but tasted lovely. After some consideration we decided to take a guided tour. A small group gathered at the meeting place, this was lucky as just previously to the tour starting thousands of oriental tourist arrived with cameras in tow. We thought we were going to end up doing the tour with a very large group of snapping tourists. As it happens we had nothing to worry about, one couple came from Germany, a lady came from Bolivia and ...
... gallons). To walk to the springs, you see some huge redwood trees, creating a magical forest with the clear waters of the streams running down from the spring. There are several places where water is produced, the biggest is 15 metres deep, then areas where the water is shallow, and the bubbling water creates swirling sands. One of the springs is actually on Diane and Rex's property and comes out at a constant temperature between 10 and 11 ...
... mud bathing. I love baths. Hanging about in a hot pool is my idea of a good time, David gets fed up. It was good, but not that good (for the money). It was $65 each (£32) which is steep. The advertisement read, "bathe in our geothermal mud pools and sulphur spas overlooking NZs spectacular geothermal scenery under the stars. A truly unique experience in Rotorua". We were sold. Especially as a few years ago we had been to Iceland where the Geyser could ...