Short post today after lots of stuff done: went to Hells Gate yesterday which is pretty bad ass. Just the name is cool. Anyways, it is a geo-thermal reserve named Hells Gate by George Bernard Shaw, and rightly so. It looks really like the entrance gate to hell itself. Smells like it too... All the sulphur makes the air smell like someone has constantly set their bowels to massive flatulence... But really cool with mud pools, water at 120 degrees, all that s***. ...
A Hobos Guide to the World
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Culture time! Today I went out to a place called Tamaki Maori Village, which is basically a great way to learn a little bit about the maori people. They come pick you up, drive you out to the village whilst telling you a bit about the history of their people. When you do get there, they put on a cool show, which is supposed to be a traditional greeting ceremony. Keep in mind, this is new Zealand and not Hawaii. The maori where warriors, so a greeting ceremony was...