Hi From Hanmer Spring
I Know...we moan that it is so cold outside...so what do we do...strip off and go in outside pools...how silly!
The water is naturally above 30 degrees c so it wa not really that bad. Although very cold when you get out.
It was lovely in the pools...just what you need after 2 weeks in the cold / snow. The pools were quite clen but they stank of mouldy eggs. Apparently it is the sulphur in the pools. Hanmer is the only spot in the south island for geothermal activity so it was very nice to get a piece of that. We did however decide to only spend a few hours in the pools as it was very biting on the chest and we did not want to get ill.
Although it was cold we do not think it would have been as nice in the summer. It had that nice winter feel about it! Yummy...washed down with a little hot chocolate..or not. Lee ordered a hoty chocolate after and it was served up in a bowl. I sat there with my diet coke...very jealous and envious!
Lots of love to you all
Kirst and Lee