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The two of us had been travelling for three days now. We were completely blown away by what we had discovered. After driving half way around the country I suddenly reached a conclusion: This cannot be real! 1,010 more words


Hot Pools Directory for the Bay of Plenty

It’s hot soaking season, ladies and gents, boys and girls.

I’m a tad obsessed with hot.
Husband and Wim Hof along with those fabulously politically and educationally ahead Scandanavians implore me to get-into icy cold. 1,812 more words



Today (When I say today I mean the day I first started writing this post, not the day it is published. In this instance today was about a week ago.) we left Rotorua to head to Tauranga, our next destination. 617 more words

New Zealand

Thermal Bath

With the conclusion of the churches hosting of the German Synod, and later the congregations own annual general meeting my wife and I went to the… 396 more words

Freiburg Sights

Costa Rica 2017- The Springs Resort and Spa

Hey Everyone!
I have to split this second part of our trip out into separate posts because we did so many fun things.
So, the tour guide picked us up in Tamarindo around 10AM to take us to La Fortuna.   1,776 more words
My Travels

Hot Water Beach, Lake Tarawera 

Every time we told a Kiwi we were headed to Rotorua, the response was unanimously, “yea, that’s a bit smelly, isn’t it.” So I rolled my car window down as we approached this little town built around the sulfur pools, just to confirm. 338 more words

New Zealand (North Island)

Hanmer Springs and Christchurch, New Zealand

We had been planning this little weekend away for months. Like, pretty much since we left Wanaka, and yet we were still so disorganised.

It was Irish Alan’s 30th birthday, the big 3-0, and he had arranged a meet-in-the-middle reunion to celebrate. 1,260 more words