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... think it was for the adults given the size of it. As you can imagine it was the first thing we did. It became even more fun after a bottle of wine too! Who says you can't have fun in your 30's! We treated ourselves to a lovely little BBQ (sausages) and baked beans (classy I know) then off to bed. In the morning we headed over to the little town, had a coffee and then drove to the ferry terminal. We had originally booked to go on the ...
... time as you can go straight over the hills the cars have to wind around! The first ride we had was to town from the farm with Annie and Louis...we cleaned the helicopter in return! (Although he redid it after we left!) The second time was into town again and we flew over Waihi Falls which was amazing to see from a birds eye view. Emma and Louis even got up super early one morning to watch Victor spray round up across the neighbours field.
We watched the new Hobbit movie which only seemed fitting in the evening before bed and then in the morning we headed off from Otorohanga near the caves to see the Marokopa waterfall. On the way we came across the most breath taking natural bridge that had formed from an old cave.
After exploring the bridge we then got back in the car and made our way to the falls. Again another stunning view and we felt like ...
... although I know there are requests outstanding for toilet pictures and ones of us both. We take internet for granted in the UK !!
Taupo is a nice town right by the lakeside. We had lunch looking at the lake and admiring the distant mountains and clear blue water.
We we then pushed south so we were nearer Wellington stopping to camp at a ...
... donkey carts with drivers in fancy dress, and an obstacle course which trainers ran through with their donkeys. Interesting, but I wouldn't want to make a day of it!
Now it is time to organize our stuff for more travel. Tomorrow we take the ferry from Wellington to the South Island. I have booked us onto the 5PM ferry in hopes of a beautiful sunset over Cook Strait. Last time it was a howling gale, and we had to stay inside the whole trip.