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Taupo to Wellington-Another Misadventure

New Zealand

November 1991

Sunday was our day for travelling to Wellington. It was a long day. We set out at 11:45 am. The bus headed initially for Taupo.

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A very volcanic landscape!

After the crystal clear waters and stunning headlands, bays and beaches of the Coromandel it was southward to Rotorua. Or as everyone gleefully pointed out – the stinky sulphur smelling place! 686 more words

Chapter 1: A long-expected travel adventure [New Zealand Series 17/18]

I’ve been wanting to go to New Zealand since 2001. That’s 17 years ago, after I first watched The Lord of the Rings and then read all the books. 369 more words


Rotorua and Taupo

After leaving the windswept beauty of Matata, we headed for the interior. It was a hot day and the windows were down. Suddenly there was a strong smell of rotten eggs in the car and the kids started arguing about who was responsible. 350 more words

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Thermal Wonderland and Journey to the South Island (NZ Part 4)

This morning was a chore to get out of bed. All the muscles in our legs hurt from hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing yesterday. Luckily, the rest of our hikes in the coming days aren’t this long so we should be able to survive the soreness. 1,072 more words

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The Three Sisters -Taupo to New Plymouth 8th September 17

I woke to the amazing smell of homemade bread in Taupo so it didn’t take long for hunger to set in and I was up and about. 536 more words

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Taupo & Huka Falls 7th September 17

I woke to a beautiful morning and the urge to go for a last dip in the hot pools before we headed off to do the… 551 more words

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