Prince Motor Lodge
Travel Blogs from Taupo
... at me and George to GET OUT. Grabbed what we could, cameras etc, partly clothed, mum continued you flap her wings whilst doing the occasional hop and shouting at George we headed for the exit along with all the other guests in various states of undress. Emerging into the street amid fire engines it wasn't until later on our return that we learnt that a false alarm on the 18th floor had activated the evacuation. The rest ...
... dormant volcanoes around! OK...rock sculptures...carved in recent times...1938 by mauri's...not famous for age but most sculptures were on trees not rocks...so very rare...sculpture was of the chief...known as a good mimic...lines around face all represent important and women...very well done! Lots to do on lake....handicapped sailing boats, trout fishing, parasailing, canoeing, paddle boards, cycling, skydive, hiking,etc, ...
... from beach and toured the main streets...quite a big shopping area...Fred had a hair cut...I found a golf shop that sold rain coats that you can remove sleeves and hood...perfect....and purple my favourite colour!!, Better play more golf now!!, Went to our time share which is fabulous....right on lake...our room has a huge lawn out front before the walk way along the lake...a BBQ and outdoor table out back, a view to die for from bedroom ....just ...
... owch! When I lifted my foot out I could see that it did not look good at all so I quickly swam back to the edge and jumped out. There was quite a bit of blood as it was a deep cut but I just kept it held up for a while. walking back to the car was not fun as I was hopping most of the way!
We had a wander (or should I say wobble) into town and I grabbed some butterfly stiches and surgical tape to bind up my foot, we ...
... and as I clicked away I remember hearing him scream and thinking that he must be ok. After several bounces he was lowered down into a boat and then made his way back up the hill. The first thing he said 'can you get me a beer' - I don't blame him! We both sat for a while trying to take in what he had just done - he reminded me of that bit in the film Castaway when Tom Hanks beats his chest after succeeding to make a fire; "I, James, did a bungee!!"
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting