Bay Court Motel
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... mean ridiculously thin) layer of chocolate on the back. Disgusting, the biscuit was vile, really dry and tasteless and as I said hardly any chocolate. However I had brought a pack of 12 and I am on a budget so I did eat them all. Next time I am sticking to the Tim Tams! On the plus side, I have discovered Moro and Moro Gold bars, which are so tasty, the former being like a chewier Mars bar and the latter like a Boost. Most tasty. And that is week one done and ...
After a safety briefing we were kitted out in jumpsuits, caps, goggles and - just in case we miss dry land - life jackets.
A tall, dark and handsome stranger approached me as I was zipping up my jumpsuit.
"Are you Gael?" he asked.
"That's me," I replied, mentally cursing the fact I had a ridiculous egg-head cap on my head.
"I'm Chris - I'll be jumping with you today."
And suddenly any doubts I may have had about this skydiving ...
... still arrived in plenty of time for a few goes down the slide before we dragged Chloe (who was understandably reluctant to leave) away for lunch. We speant the afternoon in Lower Hutt visiting the Dowse museum of modern art including ceramics and a Pataka (Maori store house) which has historic significance linking Maori leaderships throughout NZ.
This was our day to visit Wellington. We caught the bus from outside our ...
... our kind of action!); the lake is on a huge plateau of geothermal activity, with many volcanos rimming it. We stopped briefly in the small city of Taupo, but, even though we found free camping on Ferry Rd, after a quick walk around we decided to move on to 5-Mile Bay, slightly south, where there was a free campsite right on the lakeshore. We did enjoy a walkabout ...
... getting downhill too, but once I got down, and only once I got down, did i decide it was worth it. My knees and feet may hurt, but the emerald lakes were definitely worth seeing and I think I got some good snaps. I was actually pretty lucky though because bad weather had meant people couldn't do this walk for the last three days at least. And then I ...