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Running through NZ winter: A tale of three half marathons


If you have been following this blog, you know how little Chan and I enjoy winter. Considering that we don’t actually live in places where winters are particularly cold, this may seem absurd. 2,515 more words


Day 74: Huka Prawn Park

If you’re near Taupo and looking for a peaceful and relaxing time with a yummy (hopefully) ending then I would check out Huka Prawn Park… 390 more words


Day 3: Huka Falls and Lake Taupo

After that surreal moment in Wai-O-Tapu, we are heading to Taupo town to spend our night there.  It’s another 60km drive from the thermal wonderland to this nice town of Taupo. 1,105 more words


New Zealand 2016 - post #2

Our fifth day in/around Taupo on NZ’s North Island is drawing to a close. The past two days have been especially enjoyable; first of all by a prevalence of sunshine. 438 more words



I feel somewhat ridiculous admitting this, but here we go.

I cried at a sunset.

I’d like to stress it was not full on sobbing but there were enough tears to warrant ticking ‘crying at a sunset’ off the backpacker bingo card. 612 more words


What a difference a year makes

This time last year I was up in Taupo for my first ever half ironman camp. I was a complete novice with so much to learn. 597 more words


Tja tja bloggen!

Idag vaknade vi tidigt, för det var dags att ta sig till taupo.

Vid frukosten serverade jag Jenny en stor chockladmuffins för det är minsann hennes födelsedag! 198 more words