- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... scenery wa stunning with active steam vents on the sides of the volcanoes and a warning sign warning of the dancers of walking over an active volcano! The ground was so multicoloured we renamed it a Volcanbow! We had to practically run the last 7K otherwise we would have missed the bus and after what we had just done the pain was pretty ...
... do you do when every photo you take is photobombed by some random because EVERYONE is taking photos all the time and it is impossible not to intrude on their pixel space? It's called photoshopping and I have embraced it wholeheartedly with my selection of photos here. I have cropped out all those nuisance intruders who ruined the anticipated solitude of our final adventure in the land of the long, white queue-for-the-loo.
And another thing, now that I've started. ...
... on the surrounding area. They even had presenters come in to talk to us about trout fishing, whitewater rafting, scenic flights, and town services.
To get ready for our week here we headed in to town on bicycle after our breakfast. It may not be evident to all, but my head is rather large making it tough sometimes to find headwear that fits. This definitely applies to ...
... Apparently, the Wai-O-Tapu has the largest area of surface thermal activity of any hydrothermal system in the Taupo Volcanic Zone. We followed a path around collapsed craters and boiling pools of mud. The smell of sulphur was overwhelming, especially by the Champagne Pool as it was bubbling and releasing a lot of steam. We followed the Sacred Track up to the boardwalk with a panoramic view of the Kaingaroa forest which is the largest manmade forest in the ...
... I watched Kirsty finish the final part of the ascent. When she reached the top we sat down on a couple of boulders, eating lunch and taking in the views before making our way back down. On the return journey our legs were increasingly letting us know that they were aching, our feet reminding us that blisters were forming and our hearts reminding us that we were still alive!
We completed the walk in just under 6 hours, having walked about 22 kilometres and having climb ...