Some strange plants were growing in this sulphured water. My camera battery was flat so I tried to use my phone; I’m quite astonished by the result.
Actually, they were waiting for me and two other people which were still behind.
a pipi (from the Maori language) is a bivalve mollusc of the family Mesodesmatidae, endemic to New Zealand.
The Pancake Rocks are a heavily eroded limestone area where the sea bursts through several vertical blowholes during high tides.
In an enclosure at Old MacDonalds Farm, Marahau, Tasman, New Zealand.
Pengiuns on their way to the ocean
We hiked 28 km along this marked path. It’s in the National Park but away from the volcano because it just erupted a few days earlier, so this is the track a few miles south of it on the way to Whakapapa.
A koru is the symbol of new life, growth, strength and peace for Māori people