I'll be backtracking with news from the rest of Shanghai and the first day or so in NZ later... But for now I'm in Rotorua, after my second day on the Kiwi Bus. Tonight promises Maori dinner and of course a traditional Haka and then le4ss traditional drinking at the hostel bar (a must, we've been told since we are lodging in a notorious gang area where our bus driver was attacked at just 7 years old!). Tomorrow's bus takes us to the Waitomo Caves where we (Shil,...
Antics in Shanghai, NZ & California: Summer 2010
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Rotorua Chief, chief, chief. After our second day on the bus, this gang-ridden hotspot for geothermal activity was always going to present us with our first big night out. Most of us signed up for a Maori evening which would involve being transported in a waka (war canoe - in reality a minibus!) to a replica Maori village complete with traditional activities and grass skirted Maori warriors. There was promise of a buffet feast after but having been warned of the ...