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The Maori Experience

Sometimes you have to do the shitty tourist things. Like paying $80 to see Maori’s reenact “an authentic Maori experience.” And seeing as I forewent Hobbittown for about the same price you can see where my priorities lay. Big Maori dudes > little tiny hobbits. Seriously though, the history of the Maori culture is pretty […]

The Bog of Eternal Stench Exists in Rotorua

After nearly getting killed on the yacht, (just kidding) we arrived safe and sound in Rotorua. Unfortunately New Zealand didn’t fare as well, and thanks to me, the North Island has one less road post along the Coromandel highway and one less bird on Route 5. Fortunately, once we got to Rotorua, in order to […]