Colonial Lodge Motel
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... though and Sunday was no different, up and on our way south towards Taupo before many were out of bed. With a number of things we wanted to check out on the way to our next stopping point, it wasn't long before we came across Rainbow Mountain and its heritage reserve. Here we pulled in to an empty car park and started a 2.5km trek to the crater lakes within the reserve. It was yet again another cracking day although there was a little more cloud coverage but it was only ...
... the first one out of the plane! I leaned my head back and closed my eyes in a flurry of emotions. "NO!" I mentally exclaimed, "I want to remember every moment of this." I forced my eyes back open just in time to watch the top of the doorframe disappear as we somersaulted into the open air. It was incredible. It's that dropping feeling you get when you jump from somewhere high, but you often land within a few seconds ...
Finished all my "good byes" today. Went to see Uncle Melvyn and Aunty Delwyn with Mum and Dad, also picked up Nana. Saw Aunty Maud, and went out for tea with Maria. Popped in and saw Gran and Dedo in their new house. The final countdown is on. Still haven't started packing and don't feel particularly ...
... by an earthquake. The water was so turquoise. The current looked so strong though, I don't reckon you'd survive if you fell in!! We didn't stop for too long as it was absolutely freezing, but it was great to see. Shortly after, we arrived in TAUPO, where we stayed at Base - good for us as we could use our base cards (we Baught a pass with 10 nights accommodation at Base). I won a free cruiser (like a Bacardi ...
... I didn't opt in for the extras. The 4 of us set off at 7.30am. We'd been given a plan of the walk on the bus which split it up into 8 different sections telling you the length of the section, how long it should take you, the difficulty of the ascent, etc. The first section was called 'Easy Ascent' - and it was. It was flat, slightly uphill but very manageable so I'm thinking great, I can do this easily. Scar and I were playing a game where you go through the ...