Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge
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... we finally reached the bottom and the clouds had cleared enough to let us see where we had just been, I'm not sure we would have started the climb if we'd realised how big the mountain was. After the mountain the next four hours of the walk were beautiful but underwhelming. We crossed a dry geothermal-lake, saw the crystal lakes and ran down a large part of the winding hills before entering the forest and catching the first bus to Taupo in really good time.
... seriously flattering hats
7. Be bored
8. Take advantage of the local entertainment
9. Enjoy a good grocery shop in New World
10. Make sure you stock up on alcohol
11. Be sure to squeeze a tomato while you're there
12. Take advantage of the supermarket fit and get toasty
13. Try and break into the pharmacy
14. Have a drive in a forklift
15. Have a rave in the back of your ...
... color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">It’s raining in Palmerston North, and I’m looking for the person who sold my sister a dining table. She lives just out of town. Apparently she has H1N1, is that swine flu or bird flu? In any case I’d rather not catch it. I expect her to be wearing a mask, or to be living in a bubble like they wrapped the house in ...
... of course we had to watch Lord of the Rings here! We seen our first snow here covering the mountains, showing us that winter was here and it was only going to get colder from here on. Really unprepared for how cold it would be after living in hot countries for the past 15 months - thermals will be bought when we go shopping over the weekend! An early night in preparation for a weekend in Wellington before heading to the South ...
... the clouds pass over. As it did so, the storm left the most beautiful palette of muted colours in the sky.
Later this week my host family is off to visit their relatives in Tauranga, and I've been invited along. Roadtrip! It will be cool to see a new city, which ironically is most of the way back to Auckland... but anyway it should be fun and if nothing else means a few days without hard graft. However, I will be staying at a hostel somewhere so swings and roundabouts.