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What Does it Feel Like to Skydive?

Skydive Taupo

  • 15, 000 ft. between me and the ground (I chose a higher altitude for more freefall time)
  • 1min-ish seconds of freefall
  • 500NZD including a tshirt, group video and pictures (around 250NZD for skydive only)
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Before dark at Lake Taupo

When you find yourself at the spot like this one it is very easy to see how the time really can fly by fast. Getting to Lake Taupo just a few minutes before dark gave us the privilege to enjoy in this beautiful colors of the water and the sky. 25 more words


The World's Coolest McDonald's?

It’s a pretty big claim, but we stumbled upon what claims to be the coolest MaccyDs in the world – and I personally would have to agree. 74 more words


Sakurajima Volcano Explodes

Sakurajimsa erupts at Showa crater

The explosive eruption occurred at 09:56UTC producing a large plume of smoke and ash followed by lava flow.

Authorities upgraded the volcanic warning to a “Level 3 (Do not approach the volcano).” 183 more words

News Alert

Taupo, New Zealand.

I am not a people person, i dislike the center of attention and try and avoid any sort of gathering at whatever cost. So every year when my birthday comes around i go somewhere – anywhere that’s not around people. 382 more words


Amazing New Zealand

Today we traveled from Hamilton to Napier, stopping at Rotorua and Taupo on the way. Ngaio Marsh had written a novel set in the thermal regions where there are pools of boiling mud; I wanted to see and hear one, since the sound was important to the novel. 531 more words

Lots of Water: Beaches, Hot Spas, Waterfalls, Rapids


What was supposed to be our lazy day to recover from our hike, turned into a pretty active day of over 10 miles of walking. 863 more words