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November 23rd 2012
Published: November 23rd 2012
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A walk to the caveA walk to the caveA walk to the cave

Someone said I should be wearing waterproofs!
No reports from Plamerston North. Just a town for a stop over, same can be said of Turangi, although as the trout capital of the world I did want to wet a line. Had a nice meal (overpriced) in the fishing lodge restaurant. We did not stay here as the rate is $400 per night (£220 for a bed only).

Next day was caving in Waitomo which is famous for limestone caves, glow worms and stalagmites /ctites. 3 caves and each one different which we covered over two days. 2 were very commercial but still enjoyable and the third was our own private tour, well there were actually 3 of us and a guide.


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Bat manBat man
Bat man

God it's cold and damp in here
Is it mites or titesIs it mites or tites
Is it mites or tites

Growing for 3 million years, I hope I look this good.
Limestone sculpturesLimestone sculptures
Limestone sculptures

Just like back home when Sue leaves the candle burning.
Glow worm caveGlow worm cave
Glow worm cave

The exit by boat but we were not allowed photos inside. We have the memories.


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