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Sunday, November 28, 2004

Adventure Capital of the World

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While in New Zealand, we did many activities and experienced the beauty and wonder of this wonderful place. We spent the first few days in Auckland. We all had really bad jet lag from the ten and half hour flight from Hong Kong.

Later in the week we went to Rotura, where we ended up staying with some host famlies. In Rotura we went bungie jumping, Zorbing, Ludging and also saw a traditional Moari Village. Our time in New Zealand was a lot of fun.
The people at North Shore Church and Rotura Church were great hosts and treated us like one of their own.
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(Danny, Amy, Laura, One of the first Zorbers)image
(Danny learns to fly like the Birds while he Bungie Jumped 47 meters (150ft)


(Traveling underground for 2 hours during our blackwater adventure)image
(Very Intimidating as Casey and Issac show us their Maori warrior faces)image
(Are last trip in New Zealand was at this beautiful beach)image
(Rotura is the place where we did all of are adventurous things)image
(In New zealand we did learn a ton about the Maori people)image
(Rotura COC took great care of us while we spent the few days with them)

As I stated above, New Zealand tested the limits of all of us and made us stronger for facing some of our fears.

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Monday, November 29, 2004

Cairns:

We left NZ for Cairns Australia, While in Cairns we were able to go Scuba Diving and Snorkling at the Great Barrier Reef. We stayed at an awesome resort where there was a beautiful pool and air-conditioned rooms.
During are stay at Cairns some of us rented scooters and drove on the wrong side of the road. 
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(Jacob showing off his new ride)image
(Danny, Leah, and Amy getting ready to go Scuba Diving in Cairns)
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(Jacob getting ready to Snorkle at the Great Barrier Reef)

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