11 October 2005 Lake Taupo

Started the day at a spa, the water coming directly from volcanic springs – very hot! I had an excellent massage which seemed to open up every muscle in my back and neck.

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After shopping and lunch (there’s a certain consistency to a holiday with Madame and Pest), we joined N and E for a trip on a steamer to see some Maori carvings, done recently by young Maori artists.
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