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Nov 26, 2013 - Moving on from Whakatane

We awoke to leaden skies and pouring rain with no sign of White Island on the horizon so we were glad that we had decided to do the trip yesterday. After breakfast visibility improved and it became more showery so we decided to stick to plan A. This was to walk round Kohi point and up to the top of the cliffs between Whakatane and Ohope. We had deliberately left the bikes padlocked to a tree right at the top the night before on our way back to Ohope. This plan went well until we realised that it was not possible to get round the whole path...

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Feb 11, 2006 - Rotorua

Arrived in Rotora on 11th Feb. On the way we stop off at the Waitomo caves and checked out the undergronud view by a slow boat to the glow worms. On arrival to Rotorua we sampled some of the Maori culture by going to a Hangi (a taditional Maori meal) which also included some traditional dancing and ceremonies. Today we took a trip to Hobbiton the movie set from Lord Of the Rings. We were able to see some of the original Hobbit homes and the party tree. It was spectacular landscape and looked millions of miles away from civilisation. It was...

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