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... bring myself to eat breakfast, only managing a couple of mouthfuls of bread and a corner of a cereal bar before meeting up with two other lunatics from our group keen to attempt climbing Mount Doom. Two young French marine biology students, Caroline and Tim had stayed in some of the most far flung remote places on earth, including Crozier Island in the Artic and Antarctica. Needless to say, there also happened to be very fit. Mattijs and I made it very clear from the beginning ...
... all the giant boulders to relieve yourself behind? Is it a Kiwi conspiracy to remove all the volcanic bombs large enough to hide the shape of a weak bladdered Aussie finding temporary relief?
No red light running here either. They have traffic lights telling you whether it is okay to proceed on the walk or not according to whether they 'anticipate' volcanic action. What happens if the light turns red after you have gone through? No amber on these lights thankfully.
... Alpine Crossing, which is 19.4 kilometers in distance, and has a peak altitude of 1886 m. We definitely worked for our scenic viewpoint today! The track is one way, so yesterday we arranged for a shuttle which would drive us to the head of the trail, and pick us up at the end. For some reason we thought it would be a good idea for us to get there early, so at 5:45 am this morning we were standing on the driveway of our resort waiting for the shuttle.
We loved our cottage in Clive so much that we indulged by lounging in bed, and having a relaxing breakfast using our farm fresh eggs.
When we finally checked out, we headed to Havelock North where we went to a honey farm to sample honey, see honeybees hard at work, and buy a few souvenirs.
Next, we decided to go for a wine testing. We HAD to sample at least one wine while we were visiting wine country! We ...
... run!!). Mt Ngurahoe is famous for its appearance as Mt Doom, and it does look the perfect volcanic cone! We decided not to climb it which was a shame, but it was far too late in the day and somebody had already been airlifted off due to a fall on the slopes! Passing the pyroclastic flows of mighty Mt Doom (which were bloody massive and extended miles down the mountain) we came across a woman sat down ...