We visited the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland today. It was probably the most touristy place that we visited; however, there was a lot to see and it was interesting to compare the geothermal features to those of Yellowstone.
Day 16 of our New Zealand Trip - January 10th
 
 
mmap with Moturoaap
 

The days of our trip.

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January 2008

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I think there are about 20 people on this deck....
 
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Cathy, Justin and Spencer in the forest in the park.
 
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This bird was somehow surviving in what seemed to be a pretty harsh habitat.
 
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Ouch, my feet hurt.
 
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We really liked to watch the burbling mud...
 
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Here is the muddy lake with provided our entertainment for a good half hour or so.
 
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Boiling mud...ain't it great?
 
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I think if you look closely enough, you can see faces...
 
The colors are pretty amazing.
 
 
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