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Taupo & Rotoroua

Took a drive to Taupo hoping to skydive. We checked the weather report prior and indeed it was sunny with a clear blue sky. Except that we didn’t check the wind conditions which turned out to be way to windy to skydive. 72 more words


Missing in Action

It’s been a very long time since I last did one of these. I won’t bore you with the specifics of why the posts ground to a halt, other then to say that real life got in the way. 493 more words


Maybe not Rely on Maps too Much

There I was, innocently studying the map, scanning through brochures and inquiring at the information desk, looking for nice tours and walks that do not require renting a car or asking random strangers for a ride (public transport is basically nonexistent in Taupo). 607 more words

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Weekend Roady To Meet Baby Tayla!

My friend Krystie, gave birth to her little baby girl, Tayla Jade Robinson about 6 weeks ago!

Unfortunately Krystie lives in Taupo – about a 5 hour drive away, so we have not been able to meet her yet! 247 more words

Day 2 at Taupo: Have Wings, Will Fly

Perfect day in Taupo after yesterday’s gloomy, rainy and windy day. Praise God for perfect weather!

I am seeing wings all around me. Seagulls, swans, ducks, sparrows, and a floatplane. 31 more words


Day 2 at Taupo: Sunny Winter Day, Picturesque Grounds, and a Breathtaking Brunch

Photos do no justice. But of course I had to take some. Huka Falls Resort is simply breathtakingly gorgeous!

I am so glad my last day here was sunny and cool, so I walked around after checking out and had brunch at the lovely Cafe Pinot. 247 more words


Taupo: wind, rain and a rainbow

As winter sets in, we decided to get away for a very short break before term starts again and also while Anton was still in Denmark.  319 more words