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Whakarewarewa’s Geothermal Uses

As soon as I passed through the entrance to Whakarewarewa Village within Rotorua, pockets of rising steam wafted the unmistakeable sulphur odour over the site. I wandered from bubbling pools where 120 degree Celsius temperatures were normal. Korotiotio (featured photo) stays at this temperature consistently. Continue reading Whakarewarewa’s Geothermal Uses

Bogor turned out to be boggy Bogor

We didn’t stay long in Indonesia’s capital. Big cities aren’t my thing. We reached Bogor, sixty kilometres away, and relief at being away from Jakarta’s congestion, washed over me.

A guide soon convinced us to visit Mt Salak the following day. Drizzling rain should have warned me, but there was something about volcanoes I couldn’t resist, Continue reading Bogor turned out to be boggy Bogor