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After Hobbiton (Matamata) we continued our drive over to Waitomo. The region is known for its limestone caves and glow worms.

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Our first tour in Waitomo was called Spellbound.

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Sometimes animals fall through the openings. (Sheep, Possum, etc)IMG_8297IMG_8301

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Amy is impressed by the sedimentary rock formations. Stalactites.

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Cave Weta. (Imagine a gigantic cricket)IMG_8326IMG_8329

Remains of a Moa. (Large extinct flightless bird)Spellbound Moa bones

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Amy was getting sick of Daryl trying to take photos using the flash.IMG_8338

Some very cool limestone formations.IMG_8342IMG_8345IMG_8348IMG_8352IMG_8353IMG_8359IMG_8361

We also saw Mr. Eel!IMG_8369IMG_8381

Glow Worms!

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Spellbound glowworm threads

Spellbound Glowworms at end of caveSpellbound light showSpellbound's red raft and glowworms

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Until next time…

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