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Rotorua to Tongariro

Sitting outside a bar in Okere Falls. The Kiwi accent:

“Hey bru, you get that dick straight?” says a guy.

“No bru, gotta geet more wood. 1,861 more words

New Zealand

Tongariro Crossing

Montag habe ich mich von Opotiki verabschiedet und bin nach Taupo gefahrenen hab ich mit Harriet, Alessio, Eike und Moritz getroffen. Heute haben wir dann das Tongariro Crossing gemacht! 193 more words

One does not simply walk into Mordor - Whanganui Journey and Tongariro Alpine Crossing 

One of New Zealand’s Great Walks isn’t actually a walk; Whanganui Journey. We spent three days paddling our canoe downriver, camping along the way, through remote hills and valleys. 507 more words

New Zealand

Hiking in Mordor a.k.a. Tongariro National Park

Mordor. The word brings to mind black rocks barren of foliage, a boiling sky, The Eye and Mount Doom. What doesn’t come to mind are aquamarine lakes, bright snow, windswept plains, icy streams, and rocks dyed red with the iron of countless volcanic eruptions. 824 more words

New Zealand

Hello Beautiful

Well, this is quite a surprise. No matter how many times I revised my travel plans, none of those plans ever included New Zealand or Australia. 511 more words

Travel

Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand

Located in the middle of the North Island of New Zealand, Tongariro National Park holds a very special place in my heart. My parents have a modest little house located about 40km out, and my childhood years were spent exploring its thermal parks, lakes, forests, hot pools, and miscellaneous attractions (for some reason that included the Tongariro Trout Hatchery, an inexplicable favourite of my mothers, one that I believe she made my long suffering father attend again recently). 1,470 more words

Travel

Tongariro Crossing

New Zealand’s Tongariro Crossing is a challenging 12-mile hike across some of the most unique and beautiful landscape on the planet. When you hike the crossing you literally pass right next to the Tongariro’s volcanic crater. 408 more words

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