Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Steaming Land


Aotearoa is often known as the Shakey Isles. It is a well deserved name as virtually the whole country in on a fault line. In our capital, Wellington, it is not unknown to have at least one earthquake a day. Nothing major, yet, but you never know!
One of the most popular tourist spots in Aotearoa is a place called Rotorua. There you can see what lies beneath the earth. Boiling water, mud and steam abound as does the rather overpowering smell of sulphur. It is a great place to visit, Mother Nature is well in command there and she wants you to know it!

San Nakji for President!

7 comments:

The Archivist said...

I think I have a friend who lives in Rotorua.

flowerful said...

저기서 온천하면 좋겠다 ^^

Greg said...

I have never been to Rotorua, but I was in Taupo, where they have a lot of that too. Very cool.

Fahd Mirza said...

After the earthquake of 8th Oct last year, we Pakistanis well know the fury of mother nature.

Friar Tuck said...

reminds me a little of "jellystone" national park.

Lets go BOOBOO.

Oricon Ailin said...

Wow! Very cool! Yup, looks like Yellowstone Park.

After living in California as a child, I remember the earthquakes quite well. We had them all the time.

Tim Rice said...

That would be a cool site to see in person. Thanks for the photo.