The Rotorua region of New Zealand is famous for its geysers, hot springs and geothermal features. Amongst these the boiling mud pool is at once both the most humble and the most intriguing. It is easy to become quite absorbed in this endlessly playing and continually varying earthy drama. With patience it is possible to take some intriguing photos but I have wanted for a long time to use video and music to capture at least some of the magic.
So wrap up warmly on this cool winters morning, prepare your self for more than a whiff of sulphur, and consider the doubtful solidity of the ground beneath your feet. Waiotapu. July 2013