Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
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After a couple of nights we head up to Cathedral cove and do a lovely coastal walk. Everything looks so hobbity to me. We get some lunch and drive down to Rotorua where we all stay in a hostel as the weather has turned.
Mervi & Juho have been my saviours.....without them I may have just jumped on the first flight home. ...
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... cut hillsides soon to be replanted and new trees just thirty years old ready to be harvested and replanted again. Growing forests is their third most important industry after tourism and cattle farming. We had a delicious lunch at the Pepper Tree Inn. See picture. Bought a few gifts and drove down the east coast of the penninsula stoping to visit friends who had a gorgeous home on the ...
... flops - it was sunny after all - but the footing was probably better suited to trainers or boots as we had to navigate through the mud and fairly large puddles as we worked our way down the cliff faces to the white sands of Cathedral Cove.
Back in the car for a few minutes with our spades in the back we set off for the Hot Water Beach with the hope to dig ourselves our own mini hot pool ...
... up the hill. The walk took us through woods and passed three waterfalls and whilst the sun did shine on us the rain also managed to completely drench us too, but we continued on unperturbed just happy to be in the great outdoors. At one point we came to a stream crossing the path that was too wide to jump so we took off our shoes and socks and waded out one at a time across. The water was far from thermal and came half way up our shins but with the aid of a sturdy ...