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Rotorua to Wai-o-Tapu and Taupo

Upon multiple recommendations by hitch hikers about Wai-o-Tapu, I cobbled together two separate bus tickets which dropped me off in the middle of the road in practically the middle of nowhere, but I knew there was a tavern across the street at the drop off and I was able to leave my bag for a few hours before hiking a couple of miles to the park. 215 more words


Lake Taupo

Travelling from Napier to Taupo we crossed the Kaweka Mountain Range which is 1,724 m (5,656 ft) high and at times we seemed to be in the clouds. 147 more words

Margaret River

Destination: Rotorua, New Zealand

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

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The full name of this city in the Bay of Plenty in central New Zealand is Te Rotorua-nui-a-Kahumatamomoe, which is Maori for “

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LoveLake Festival Taupo 2018 - Yoga, Sustainability & Conscious Business Talks, Cacao Ceremony, Conversation and Dancing, did we say Dancing, in New Zealand

Breathe out.

What a day!

LoveLake Festival Taupo. 4 days of Yoga, Music, Aroha.

It’s 5.30am i’m awake, showered, shaved, fragranced, my new hippie skirt wrapped around my hips thanks to ‘Song’ Claire’s store at… 2,283 more words


Getting ready for round 2

Arriving in Taupo one year on, the same feelings of anticipation and excitement crept up. There were butterflies, but a good kind.

This was familiar territory, one I’d conquered before. 919 more words

The Literal, Figurative Shire

Because last week’s post was just a laundry list of fun things I did in Sydney, I thought I’d change it up a touch this week. 777 more words

The Hot Earth

We took the mountain drive to Rotorua from Napier, stopping briefly at the tiniest town, which proved to be two roads and the shops and pub were all closed, being owned by the same person who had gone on holiday. 502 more words