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Sep 10, 2005 - New Zealand - Waitomo Caves

The name Waitomo, which come from wai (water) and tomo (hole or shaft) is appropriate: dotted throught the countryside are numerous shafts dropping abruptly into underground cave systems and streams. There are more than 300 mapped caves in the area and these limestome caves and accompanying limestone formations make up one of the premier attractions of the north island. We had booked a tour and turned up at the hostel where it began. After checking into our room and grabbing a bite to eat we were off in a jeep to the start of our cave. We...

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