Travel Blogs from Taupo, New Zealand

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On to Taupo!, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

On to Taupo!

A travel blog entry by gorkel

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... to a geothermic park but it was 25 bucks to get in so I decided to pass and got some lunch in the cafeteria. We departed for Taupo around 1pm and arrived a few hours later.  At the center of Taupo is a huge lake.  Lake Taupo is the size of ...

Lieber alleine...., Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Lieber alleine....

A travel blog entry by sabys_roadtrip

... nach Turangi fahren, wo ich sowohl einen neuen Schlauch und Reifen montieren lassen konnte. Auf dem Weg von Turangi nach Taupo bin ich dann einem Franzosischen Radler in die Haende gefallen. Er war seit 2 Monaten unterwegs und ziemlich einsam....daher ...

I rozstania nadszedl czas ...., Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

I rozstania nadszedl czas ....

A travel blog entry by camer

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... czas. Nastepnego dnia postanowilismy powloczyc sie troche po miescie i okolicach i tak zabic czas. Niby mielismy zostac w Taupo jeszcze jeden dzien, ale w ostatniej chwili, juz dobrym popoludniem, odmienilo sie nam. Szybko sie spakowalismy, wyszlismy ...

Les premiers miles avec ma van, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Les premiers miles avec ma van

A travel blog entry by elmajesty

... ai trouver un magnifique camping gratuit (ce qui le rend encore plus magnifique) pres de la riviere qui est la decharge du Lac Taupo. Vraiment un endroit charmant. Mais bon apres la premiere nuit, je le trouvais pas si luxueux que ca! Batard c'est ...

Throwing Myself Out of a Plane.. Twice, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Throwing Myself Out of a Plane.. Twice

A travel blog entry by sarahvani

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This was the most INCREDIBLE thing I have done in the space of 10 minutes. I would say ever but it was purely conquering the mind's production of fear, which is essentially easier than I thought. I just kind of booked myself a slot on the day without ...

Back in Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Back in Taupo

A travel blog entry by tubtub

Back in Taupo tonight. Was a seriously long drive from Wellington to here. Werre traveling for 8 hours and were only stoped for about an hour in total i guess. Nothing planned. just saving money. Will be back in Auckland ...

Beer and a sunset, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Beer and a sunset

A travel blog entry by lucy_and_matt

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The town of Taupo is situated on the North Eastern corner of the huge Lake Taupo, created by a large volcanic eruption, it's said to be about the size of Singapore. Across the lake was a great view of the now extinct volcano, Mt Tongariro.It appeared to ...

Lake Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by travlingal

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Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Taupo

A travel blog entry by samcohen1987

... skydive, which was very dependant on the weater. I'd been told to sky dive whereever I got the opportunity, but I wanted to wait for Taupo because it's famous and one of the cheaper sky dives. This meant I was relying on good weather when I was there. On ...

Uga Uga in Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Uga Uga in Taupo

A travel blog entry by weltenbummler07

... (uA deshalb moegen die Japaner NZ so sehr - weil sie die ganzen Stadtnamen so gut aussprechen koennen). Ich war vorhin noch in Taupo, davor in Rotorua, Whitianga, Hahei...etc. Nun ma etwas zur Mitte der Nordinsel (free Internet im Hostel - da hat man ...

rain rain piss off! (as sarah keeps singing), Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

rain rain piss off! (as sarah keeps singing)

A travel blog entry by benpope

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Bay of Islands, Rotarua, Taupo and Wellington, Bay of Islands, Rotarua, Taupo and Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Bay of Islands, Rotarua, Taupo and Wellington

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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... is widely liked and admired among the New Zealanders.  'He did more than any man to date for the tourism industry in New Zealand,' our jovial driver informed us.  'Peter was making films since he was eight.'  Apparently, the film rights to ...

It's Taupo again!!, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

It's Taupo again!!

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

... too in that we were low on diesel and fuel stations are few and far between once out of town. We stopped twice en route to Taupo, but neither station had any fuel. Finally reached Taupo in pouring rain on a very solid E on the fuel gauge. The van was ...

A tutto kayak, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

A tutto kayak

A travel blog entry by baldolino

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... . La casualita' a volte ha un gran senso dell'umorismo. Partiamo. La gita durera 4 ore. Pagaiamo lungo le sponde del lago Taupo fino a raggiungere delle sculture Maori, scolpite sulle rocce a picco sul mare. L'acuqa cristalllina e blu come la notte lascia ...

The Rainy Day Contingency Plan, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

The Rainy Day Contingency Plan

A travel blog entry by handytravels

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... also home to one of Hans infamous travel quotes “This is the best ice-cream I have ever had” regarding a cone of New Zealand’s own “Hokey Pokey”  - ohhh the hokey pokey, it certainly made Hannah go rah-rah. It ...

Taupo + Tongariro, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Taupo + Tongariro

A travel blog entry by linderslade

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... . Altsaa en kaempe vulkansk eksplotion; Saa stor at eksplotionen paa davaerende tidspunkt (med datidens maaleinstrumenter) kunne maales i Kina!! Lake Taupo er en af verdens stoerste soeer. Rigtig flot, og god at fange torsk i. (har dog ikke proevet ...

WOW!!!, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

WOW!!!

A travel blog entry by tubtub

WOW!!! I did a skydive today! Was AMAZING! 15000 feet with over 1 minute freefalling! soo cool. got photos and stuff so will put them on here when i get the chance ...

New Zealand - Land of the Long White Cloud, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand - Land of the Long White Cloud

A travel blog entry by johnadams39

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... us was when my middle  son Daniel announced over a year ago that he intended competing in the Lake Taupo Triathlon Ironman competition in New Zealand. With the date 2nd March 2013 firmly etched in our calendar, Lou and I started to plan our trip ...

Lake Taupo #1 - rainy!, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Taupo #1 - rainy!

A travel blog entry by grom

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After a stop at the Taupo Bungy for James to take a jump, we arrived in Taupo in rain like stair-rods, and it continued throughout our stay. We didn't see the place, just got dropped off at The Warehouse for some shopping and ran back to the motel ...

Taupo Day 2, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Taupo Day 2

A travel blog entry by jsto

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... of the sights a bit further out of Taupo as she was driving out there this morning. Most of the things to see just outside of Taupo are quite close together, but a bit to far to walk out to. Firstly we went out to see Huka Falls, which was a small ...

Heading South to Lake Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Heading South to Lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by betsyandjason

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... huge loss for NZ and for the Kimreys. We're now being forced to watch the Auckland - Wellington game in the upcoming Air New Zealand Cup (since NZ also lost a big cricket tournament in an early round...). First stop after Russell was in Raglan - ...

New Zealand Update, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand Update

A travel blog entry by jofarr

We've been here in New Zealand for about 3 weeks now, the scenery is just amazing, every corner you turn there is another photo opportunity, although the weather is bloody cold!! We're spending the majority of our time in the South Island as that's were ...

Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Taupo

A travel blog entry by stollmusic

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Zunächst fuhren wir nach Taupo wo wir auf einem grossen Campingplatz mit Namen "Reid's Farm" am Fluss Waikato für 2 Nächte unser Zelt aufstellten. Nach der ersten Nacht geht es ein wenig flussabwärst zu den Huka Falls, wo der Fluss sich durch eine ...

Why i ate a Burger King on an active volcano, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Why i ate a Burger King on an active volcano

A travel blog entry by cathyw

... and off all the time to gaup at geothermal hot pools, gushing geysers and ghosts of hobbits skipping around in valleys, we arrived in Taupo at threeish and we would be leaving at 7.50 in the morning to do the Tongariro Crossing, a seven hour mountain hike ...

Please can I sky dive today, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Please can I sky dive today

A travel blog entry by amandaroberts79

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... whole experience again. I think the most scarey experience is watching the DVD afterwards as it is so cringe worthly! So onto Taupo. I skydived with two Swedish girls Madelaine and Emma who tried to convince me to come out with them that night. Nothing ...

Traveling from Tarawera to Taupo and beyond..., Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Traveling from Tarawera to Taupo and beyond...

A travel blog entry by wynnejoy

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... 40! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7HGMsMxm_U The next day we picked up our things and moved south a smidge to the beautiful Lake Taupo.  We stopped along the way just outside a sleepy little town, Reporoa, at a public hotspring pool.  Not the ...

TTS, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

TTS

A travel blog entry by halenann

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These last few days have been so hectic. It seems like I've been working at tts(taupo tandem skydiving) for a few weeks rather than just a few days. I have to admit that it's been a little tiring/stressful, we get there at 8am and don't get to go home ...

Down to Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Down to Taupo

A travel blog entry by cf-

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... it transpired that they wouldn't be heading out in the next few days due to bad weather. We decided to head on to Taupo where we would base ourselves for the Tongariro Northern Circuit, which is where we are now. Unfortunately bad weather here has stopped ...

Lake Taupo, Lake Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by shane-paula

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Tongariro Crossing, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Tongariro Crossing

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs

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Samen met Marijke heb ik (Astrid) de Tongariro Crossing gelopen, 19,4 km. We zijn om 8:15 uur gestart en om 15:15 kwamen we aan bij de parkeerplaats aan de andere kant van het park. Ze hebben delen van de track aangepast zodat het iets beter te lopen is ...

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