Thursday, 10 April 2008

Hell's Gate

If you visit Hell’s Gate near Rotorua, on the North Island, you’ll see terribly thrilling geothermal activity, bubbling, boiling mud pools, geysers and thermal springs. A whiff of the sulphur flavoured air conjures up images of a horned underlord and eternal damnation. It also provides the best opportunity to fart that you’re ever likely to have.

You may also have the chance (for a fee) of wallowing in natural occurring thermal mud. The mud has all sorts of delicious minerals to take years off your skin. I can definitely swear that it is effective. I now have the skin of a teenager, including spots on my chin….

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