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Our cabins in Tongariro national park.

I have to admit it, Erin last night was right. It is raining. Not that you are thinking to climb the volcano anyway, but really raining. The time that it costs to go from my little house to the bar was 25 seconds, but much to long to walk without a raincoat or umbrella. :(
After a briefing they decided to go nowhere. Because we were in the country of "The Lord of the Rings' they organized that we could see all the movies there on a big screen.
Something about it:

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by the English academic and philologist J. R. R. Tolkien.
These are probably the most quoted and famous J.R.R. Tolkiens lines:

"Three rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,
Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone,
Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die,
One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne

In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.

No volcano to see. just rain.

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie."

The film trilogy of the Lord of the Rings has had a massive impact on showing the world just how beautiful New Zealand's landscapes really are. And while most of the sets created specially for the movie have long been (deliberately) removed, the spectacular scenery remains and is well etched into the memories of many people.

But I had seen already the first one, so I decided to repair my travelling bag. I did buy a neadle and some yarn a few days ago so I started to repair the bag. It was a heavy job because the material was very stiff. But the yarn was strong enough to keep my travellingbag together. It took me about 3 hours for repairing and in that 3 hours there was only rain.... I missed part two of the movie, so i deceided to skip the third part too. With a few others we landed at the bar...

At 7 o'clock we had dinner together and it was still raining. After another few drinks at the bar we deceided to call it a day.

You can guess what the weather was like . . . . . . .

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Our cabins in Tongariro national p…
Our cabins in Tongariro national …
No volcano to see. just rain.
No volcano to see. just rain.
Between showers of rain :(
Between showers of rain :(
photo by: annthansten