The Guest House At Kennedy Point Vineyard
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... in Tongariro
national park. It's here you can do one the greatest day walks
in the world apparently, featuring the sights of some Lord of the
Rings scenes, including the magnificent Mount Doom (Mt Ruapehu).
Alas, the weather was not on our side and although many people walk
it, the info people advised pretty strongly that you be well
prepared; something we, with our old shoes and thin coats, were not.
We did however, do four of the smaller walks in the ...
... and the sound quality was just as big. There are stalactites and stalagmites formed by the exceedingly slow drip of mineral waters. The glowworms were really quite amazing as they really glow in the dark of the cave. Their glow is a lure for bugs who think once they have entered the cave they are flying to the stars and become entangled in the worm's web. The pattern of worms looks like a star filled night. It also looks a bit like being in an airplane at night and flying ...
... ferry port and caught the 12 o'clock sailing across to Wahieke Island, our last port of call in NZ. On our previous visit 4 years ago we visited Wahieke for a day and decided then that we would like to come back and stay for a few days - so here we are.
The ferry crossing was smooth and gave us lovely views back to the mainland.
After 40 mins we disembarked and got a taxi to our studio, Watermark, at Oneroa Bay. Jo, the owner, ...
... them in hoping no one saw. I hope no one did see. We caused havoc on the bus, it was just full of Asians all nattering in ting-tong-talk and they all seemed to be ill. I won't be catching my death this close to leaving Auckland thanks very much! It was baking hot but the sun was hiding behind the clouds, it didn't stop us. We threw our towels down and didn't waste a minute. I put some tunes on and we just listened as the tide went out. I went for a ...
... seen. The Hoff and receptionist made a number of rather humorous announcements over the intercom asking for him to go to reception if he was in the facility. I was howling at this and the customers were like "what the hell, who is this made woman?" But it you knew Martin like I do, you'd be cracking up all the same. Whilst stood, doing the full scan of the main pool and the spa pool I could just see outside the glass panes into the public park and you'll never believe ...