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Soft Falling Snow

Finally the moment had arrived. All the preparing, arranging and packing had been done. Little notes were stuck to appropriate places around the house so that birds would not be forgotten, dogs would be cared for, plants would be watered and still alive on our return. 204 more words


A Quick Guide to Taupo, NZ (in the Off-Season)

Lake Taupo is New Zealand’s largest lake, located in the center of the country’s North Island. Taupo is the main tourist town, situated on the northwestern shores of Lake Taupo. 564 more words

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A journey of Epic swimmers

The Epic Swim is a recreational open water event hosted each year at Lake Taupo, New Zealand by Swimming New Zealand.

Every year we hear of many different stories and experiences from our participants so for the 2017 event we have asked some keen Epic swimmers to share their stories through this blog. 63 more words

Epic Swim

Taking to the water in Taupo

As we approached our next destination on our trip through New Zealand, we were finally getting a glimpse of some of the spectacular scenery we were expecting from the country. 661 more words



For all of you here in New Zealand, it won’t be much of surprise to know that the weather this winter has been terrible for fishing.  626 more words

Fly Fishing

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Mt Ngauruhoe (Mt Doom)

Mt Ngauruhoe (Mt Doom) in the background

Mt Tongariro

It wasn’t until 2001 when the Lord of the Rings trilogy came out that New Zealand really was placed on the map. 706 more words