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Day 8, Kiwi Experience: The Tongariro Crossing, Taupo.

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is an hour and a half drive out of the centre of Taupo and is one of the most popular day hikes in New Zealand. 300 more words

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Tongariro Crossing: Stunning but...

On our trip back north we included five nights in Ohakune in the hope that we might strike at least one day where the weather allowed us to undertake the… 1,126 more words

New Zealand


Those of you that know me will know that one of my biggest fears is heights. However, you might remember that skydiving was one of my “to do’s” on my bucket list. 1,097 more words


New Zealand Bound!

In 3 weeks and 6 days I will be off on the trip of a lifetime to New Zealand! That’s 27 days people! I am freaking out! 225 more words


Tongariro Crossing

The latest trip I’ve gone to was still inside good ol’ New Zealand. As the title says, I did the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. My partner, Rory, had done this before a fair few years ago, but I never have. 1,054 more words


Taupo, NZ

We left Rotorua and headed for our next stop, Taupo. On the way we made a pitstop at the beautiful Huka Falls.

The water was such a nice colour, so turquoise and bright… really have never seen anything like it. 258 more words


Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand

The Tongariro Crossing. The walk of all walks – according to any travel guide you read about New Zealand anyway. Every NZ backpacker has a selfie with either Mt Doom or the Emerald Lakes, and I was itching to get one too. 1,422 more words

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