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Jul 31, 2006 - Rotorura - Waitomo

Stopped off at Te papa in Rotorura - a natural thermal springs place, learnt some more about Maori culture here-saw a tradtional meeting house, saw a demonstration on how they made clothes out of reeds and watched their apprentices learning the traditional techniques at the wood carving school there. Also saw my 1st Kiwi (so cute, they move so funnily!), boiling mud, saw (and smelt) lots of thermally steam and a geexer errupting...though u cant really tell in the pic as all the steam is in the way! In Waitomo went black water rafting -...

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