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Day 161 - 167 | All over the place

Day 161
We went to the Waitomo Caves. Mauro joined us, which was great! We had lunch with the four of us and then went onto the Glowworm Cave, followed by the Aranui Cave. 426 more words


Beer - #815 - Lakeman - Badonkadonk

Friday night came about, and not a moment too soon really. The Nice people at Liquorland in Forrest Hill had a couple of tap change as the fill station, and since the Elvis Juice isn’t for me I happily settled for the Lakeman Brewing Badonkadonk. 723 more words



Lake Taupo is the country’s biggest lake, actually the biggest lake in the southern hemisphere. One of most interesting sights here are the Māori carvings at Mine Bay, accessible only by boat. 72 more words


Rotorua and Taupo

1st – 6th July 2016

We set off the next day around 9.30am heading towards Rotorua. On our way we stopped off to do the Ruakuri Walk which was a beautiful walk through a forested gorge, under limestone arches and past many waterfalls and caves. 921 more words

A kiwi guide to Taupo, New Zealand

I’m currently working on walking the line between appreciating my country through the eyes of a tourist, without becoming an actual tourist in my own country.  1,218 more words


June 19

We spent the morning with Charmaine and Andrew. It was nice to have another chance to visit with them. They weren’t called into work (skydiving) until later because of the cloudy weather. 65 more words

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June 18

The campsite we chose was on the Rangitiki River so in the morning Zhoel went fly fishing, while I finished my current murder mystery. We meandered our way toward Taupo, taking our time to check out other rivers and lakes. 69 more words

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