Travel Blogs from Taupo, New Zealand

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Lake Taupo and the skydive!!!, Lake Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Taupo and the skydive!!!

A travel blog entry by j.bennison

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... for a shower, washing and charging our electronics. We need to sort some stuff out tonight and then hopefully onto taupo tomorrow evening where weather depending I will throw myself out of a plane attached to someone who regularly throws themselves out ...

Arriving At Lake Taupo., Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Arriving At Lake Taupo.

A travel blog entry by azandhelen

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Today I only had a small drive to do, just an hour down the road to Lake Taupo, hurray. Driving along Thermal Highway, we got to see more gorgeous views before arriving at the lake that is so big you could actually fit the whole of Singapore in it.  ...

Skydive, Lake Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Skydive

A travel blog entry by fedthegoat

It was definately time to jump out a perfectly good plane at 12,000 ft. The jump had a full 45 seconds of freefall but it passed in a couple of seconds. Under the canopy, we did some spins before the arse first landing. Great ...

The Huka Falls, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

The Huka Falls

A travel blog entry by iainog

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On the way back from the coast we dropped by to see the Huka Falls. The falls are more like rapids as water flowing from Lake Taupo passes through a narrow ...

Fear is temporary, achievement is permanent, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Fear is temporary, achievement is permanent

A travel blog entry by colmandmaureen

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... reached back to the hostel, our stomachs we grumbling and as we cooked we swapped stories with two guys from Israel about their trip in New Zealand as it was coming to an end. We woke up nice and early and the first thing we did was check the weather ...

Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Taupo

A travel blog entry by harryandnorah

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... showing signs of activity which are being closely monitored. Intriguing. Passing Turangi we continued up the east shore of 'Lake Taupo', New Zealand's largest lake. The 606 sq km lake was formed by a volcanic explosion 26,000 years ago which threw out ...

July 18th, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

July 18th

A travel blog entry by minijexter

... . He was very hospitable and friendly. We learned a lot about the maori people back when the french sent settelers over to New Zealand. They had much the same problems as our native people, boos and tabaco addictions strated and there was much trading of ...

Another rainy day, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Another rainy day

A travel blog entry by barnandmel

... had done a runner but the police weren't after us yet. We spent the night in a FREE campsite which was owned by the Taupo council just on the river nearby Huka falls. Yet another nice campsite location with another rainy night. It's been great to watch ...

The Tongariro Crossing -17km, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

The Tongariro Crossing -17km

A travel blog entry by shilts

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... was having a lie in. Met a german from Bremen on the bus to the base, he was doing a whistle stop 12 day tour of new zealand. The guide was 22 years old and full of energy. Got kitted up with some great fleece trousers, walking boots, crampons, and we ...

Wellington, Levin, Taupo and Rotorua, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Wellington, Levin, Taupo and Rotorua

A travel blog entry by jillybear

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... again, off to Auckland and Tuesday a flight to LA ... More soon. A big THANK YOU to all my hosts and hostesses who have looked after me so well in Australia and New Zealand.  You have all been just wonderful. ...

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