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... falls which took abourt 2 hours. It was a stunning sunny day and once we had got to Huka falls I tripped on a rock and broke one of my thongs meaning we had to resort to hitch hiking back in to town.
There is also a small area at the bottom Spa Thermal Park where natural hot water comes from a small waterfall in to the river and is popular among the backpackers.
It was a hot day anyway and we had seen previously on the walk to Huka Falls ...
... waterfalls, rivers - it was like the combination of 4 or 5 different country's landscapes. The pictures will really speak a lot more than I can ever write! New Zealand is crazy in that it seems around every corner there is some new and amazing to see, another new landscape. With all these walks I will also hopefully gain some much needed fitness and lose some of that Ardmore-sitting-in-the-office weight!! These walks are also great for getting to chat ...
... for the jump.
From 8,000ft we had to don an oxygen mask. We dropped off one girl at 12,000ft and then I was up first at 15,000.
Fit Chris shuffled us to the doorway and told me to hold onto my harness.
I was perched on the edge with my legs dangling out of the aeroplane. I could see the Earth's curved edge to one side and the lakes and mountains below.
"Oh, what a lovely - arghhhhhhh!"
And we were off.
On the ground I had wondered why all ...
... mud all over us and that we went into the natural hot water pool. Heading back on the free shuttle to our site , re driver bought us each a free large mcdonalds. Today was our last full day in Rotoru do we decided to drive back to taupo because Jared fancied a bungy jump. Once he got to the jump shot he chickened out , so instead he did a giant Swing drop. That afternoon we went swimming and watched movies. Love Jared and Melissa ...
... up for an episode of “Casualty” or “I survived” – particularly with the out of battery phone in our bag. It was with enormous relief that we stumbled out into the car pack and back into the van, drenched from the poncho down, “well that was pretty stupid” we thought to ourselves. We never found out if the family made it back. . .
Edit: Hannah assures me that “it would just have been a wet ...