Kiwi Land

Hi everyone!

We are now at our next stop, New Zealand.

Flying to the north island to Auckland, New Zealand

Flying to the north island to Auckland, New Zealand

I know you want to know about the plane ride, but we just sat there and watched a movie, but we did see the beautiful north end and coast of the north island, too, when we were landing.  The flight took about 3 hours from Fiji to Auckland.

Welcome sign in Maori - we will learn much about the native people!

Welcome sign in Maori – we will learn much about the native people!

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Beautiful music and craftsmanship welcomed us to New Zealand

Let’s talk about the good stuff.  During our four hour drive from the airport in Auckland to the Silver Oaks Geyserland Hotel, we saw very funny signs, such as,

1)  “Sunnies handy, windscreen clean.”

2)  “Merge like a Zip.”

3)  “Ready to Bust?”

Let me know if you can figure out what they mean!

The next morning we were astounded to see a geyser going off right outside of our hotel!  We took so many pictures and videos of this, I don’t think we can fit them all!  But your can see a few right here!  And you will see my first video post of the geyser spouting, too!

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Bubbling mud pools below the geyser

Bubbling mud pools below the geyser

Even though the rotten scent of sulfur followed us wherever we went in town, this part of the trip was worth it!

Hello classmates!  My faithful River Otter is with me!  Splash!

Hello classmates! My faithful River Otter is with me! Splash!

Oh no, where is Makenna?  Not in the mud bath!

Oh no, where is Makenna? Not in the mud bath!

We have had a lot of different types of food in New Zealand, including Italian, Japanese, New Zealand Lamb, Thai, Indian —   and much more to come!  Yummy!

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Museum in Rotorua

Historic hot spring pool sign in Rotorua

Historic hot spring pool sign in Rotorua

That’s all for now 🙂

Junior World Trek Reporter

“Keep Calm and Travel Around the World”

5 thoughts on “Kiwi Land

  1. Dear Junior Worldtrek Reporter ! Your stories are fascinating and you make me want to discover all these beautiful places too!

    I heared you have been moving on to your next destination where it’s very cold. What have you found out so far?

    Enjoy and have fun!

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  2. Looking forward to lots of info and pics from NZ/ That museum building is amazing and the geysers are really impressive. It looks like an amazing place! What are the people like?

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