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Awesome weekend continued...

First of all, I want to thank R and L for organizing a lovely day in Taupo and I want to mention that they are behind majority of the photos on my blog. 699 more words

Following the footsteps of Frodo Baggins aka conquering a mountain vol. 5 (part 1)

For my birthday, I decided to take the girls to Tongariro Alpine Crossing. It is one of the best one day hikes in the world. It is about 20 km long. 1,462 more words


Planetary Calderas - Earth

Caldera volcanoes aren’t your ordinary run-of-the-mill fire mountains. They are massive, dangerous, and yet strangely attractive because of the dramatic landscapes they create and the abundant life that thrives on the practical benefits they offer (when they’re quiet). 1,831 more words

Sunday Morning Volcano

Crossing Mordor

No rest for the wicked. We decided to take the weather up on its one day offer of sunshine to walk the Tongariro crossing the next morning. 1,016 more words

North Island New Zealand

Een nieuwe tafel!

‘Papa, wil je voor ons een tafel maken, zoals wij die in Hasselt hadden?’

Dit was me al gevraagd voordat ik nog maar een stap op Nieuw Zeelandse bodem had gezet. 205 more words

New Zealand

Day 13: Taupo to Rotorua

Day 13

Distance Traveled: 135 km (Trip Total:  3213 km)

Today is my shortest riding day yet. To be honest, I’m a little glad for it. 2,769 more words

Thoughts: Camping Pt 4

And we are heading back home to Auckland today.

It’s been a very good week. Spontaneous hugs and conversation attest to this.

However, yesterday started a bit weird. 360 more words