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Thanksgiving and the Tongariro Crossing. Which one doesn’t belong in New Zealand!?

Obviously New Zealand didn’t have pilgrims in the way the US does, but Jesse and his brother did their best to give me a Thanksgiving dinner regardless. 538 more words


The Tongariro Crossing

In August my family and I took a ski trip to Ruapehu on the North Island of New Zealand. This past weekend we returned to this area to do the famous Tongariro Crossing, a 19.75km day hike on an active volcano. 255 more words

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Flying Solo: Why You Should Try It

Here is an article I wrote for the company I am interning for at the minute, Globe Of Love. This company is an online magazine that provides inspiration and positive messages around the globe for everyone. 47 more words

Globe Of Love

New Zealand - Tongariro Crossing

At 5:03pm (roughly) we were finally on our way down to Ohakune having picked up our full car of girls. There was a bit of traffic, but once we got out of Auckland it was more free flowing from there. 463 more words


Post 26: 20 Kilometers through Volcanoes (Mt. Doom in fact!) and more


Ahhhh…. So relaxing. (:

This last week some besties from the states came for all of 7 days and we made the most of it. 335 more words

Tramping through Mordor: The Tongariro Crossing

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’d originally planned to hike the Tongariro Crossing while I was staying in Raetihi, but the weather foiled my plans. 1,585 more words


8 things to do in Taupo, New Zealand

With a population of just over 20,000, Taupo is a small mountain town surrounded by stunning landscapes.

Living on the Pacific Coast and in a very flat part of California for most of my life, I’m still getting used to the variety of terrain to be found around New Zealand. 1,526 more words