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Oct 24, 2005 - Waitomo Caves

Fancying oursleves mini caving experts (spillunkers!) we decided to go "adventure caving" rather than do the std trip. This involved rappling down a 27 metre drop into the caves. We spent the next couple of hours traipsing through water filled caves, illuminated by thousands and thousands of glow worms. Really beautiful. Next on the agenda was black water rafting through the caves, which involves very little rafting and is simply floating through the caves on the inside of tractor tyre tubes (ring any bells Ali and TC!). After negotiating...

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May 22, 2005 - Waitomo Caves

Just another quick update, I'm now in Waitomo where i've just been walking through caves to see Glow Worms, it was amazing seeing thousands pinpricks of light twinkling from the ceiling. We walked through the caves for about 20 minutes looking at all the limestone rock formations, and the Stalagmites and Stalactites, then hopped in a boat to take us round in the darkness to see the worms. We're only here for today then we're back on the road again to travel over to Taupo, apparently the adventure capital of the North Island. I've got the...

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