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[travel] In Rotorua, NZ, day ten - Lakeshore
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Jay Lake
Date: 2013-08-10 11:53
Subject: [travel] In Rotorua, NZ, day ten
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Tags:child, friends, new zealand, radiantlisa, travel
I spent most of yesterday being quite ill. My lower GI continues to have very serious issues, to the point where we had to draw out the really heavy medications, the ones whose side effects can bother me for weeks after. Suffice to say I would have been very poorly advised to leave our hotel room through most of the day.

[info]the_child went shopping with [info]danjite and [info]khaybee, then they spent the afternoon scrapbooking. By evening, my GI was sufficiently corked up to consider going out, so we went ahead with our previously scheduled visit to Tamaki Maori Village. Which was pretty darned interesting.

Today, assuming I continue to avoid further violent lower GI disruptions, we're heading for some of the geothermal sites here.

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Dave Gallaher
User: dave_gallaher
Date: 2013-08-10 19:56 (UTC)
Subject: Tamaki Maori Village
Did the wheels on the bus go round and round?
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threeoutside
User: threeoutside
Date: 2013-08-10 21:32 (UTC)
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Sorry you're having those difficulties. Hope they abate and stay abated!
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Soon Lee
User: soon_lee
Date: 2013-08-10 21:40 (UTC)
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Bad GI!

(Sorry your GI is misbehaving)
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mlerules: ORANGE
User: mlerules
Date: 2013-08-10 22:03 (UTC)
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Keyword:ORANGE
Hoping the GI stops its fussiness soon so you can return to more fun adventures abroad. ox
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anghara
User: anghara
Date: 2013-08-10 22:48 (UTC)
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(1) don't miss the Boiling Pool (it is QUITE LITERALLY boiling and has been for a long time - Maori passing by used to pop the fish they had just caught into the boiling pool for a few minutes and voila - instant dinner... (2) don't step off the paths (the earth's "crust" is literally just that here - very thin. And underneath are, you know, BOILING POOLS). (3) pack noseplugs :)

Enjoy.
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Lioness
User: elisem
Date: 2013-08-11 18:21 (UTC)
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It is excellent to read these reports, and I hope you made it to the geothermal sites, because those are fascinating to hear about.
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