Many people tried their luck in last week’s photo quiz. From dark chocolate, coffee cream and dessert to spinning wheel of a potter to a smelly gutter… the answers showed how our imagination flies. 😀
The deceiving photo….
While posting I had made a small mistake and later didn’t want to correct it. Foxnomad was intelligent enough to catch it. I was wondering if somebody would do so. 🙂
Well, the answer is ‘a bubbling mud of a hot sulphur geyser’ in Rotorua in New Zealand. The winner is Zhu. I have enabled all comments on that post. Go and check. 🙂
Another hot mud bubble. They make gurgling sound similar to when you cook something with thick gravy.
Besides beautiful cities, tallest tower in southern hemisphere and breathtaking scenic countryside, there is one more place in New Zealand which we can not ignore. Rotorua.
On our visit to New Zealand, Rotorua was very much in agenda. It was a place to remember, so were we told. And truly so.
The area is well known for its extensive geo-thermal activity; gushes of steam poking up in not only this volcanic area but all places including busy streets.
Famous for its hot sulphur geysers; the place smells incredibly of it.
This spectacular geyser erupts throughout the day, bubbling up from below the ground and shooting up to as high as 30 metres, displaying the awesome powers of nature and in a matter of seconds that the background is hidden from our view in haze.
The paths make their way though volcanic landscapes with pools of bubbling, boiling mud all over the place. We were not allowed to go very near it and at places there were barricades as well, for, we don’t know when a volcano suddenly decides to welcome us in its own style. 🙂
Hot burning lava
The ground beneath our feet was damp, soft and hot forcing us to tread carefully. Extinct volcanic craters made way for Rotorua’s crystal lakes.
A closer look of red hot lava
The Rotorua is entertaining in any weather, at any time of the year. A must see place if you happen to be in New Zealand.
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