Travel Blogs from Taupo, New Zealand

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The North Island, Taupo, Roturua and Napier, New Zealand travel blog

The North Island

A travel blog entry by janeglover

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... " which was apparently mainly soul, in the bar beneath our room till 3am. WELLINGTON - is by far the nicest city in new zealand. They hate Aucklanders, or JAFA's here (just another f... Aucklander), but apart from that they seem to be fairly nice. The ...

Pit Stop, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Pit Stop

A travel blog entry by john.diana

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The time we fell from the sky, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

The time we fell from the sky

A travel blog entry by tai_and_sarah

... over, the parachute open, we were pulled vertically and everything went quiet. The parachute part was just as awesome, the views of lake taupo were beautiful and both our instructors pointed out mount doom to us - it meant more to tai than to me. I also ...

July 24th, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

July 24th

A travel blog entry by minijexter

... Anyway, the museum was well worth the visit for the art, but first we needed to watch a short film on the history of Taupo. behind this is a little room with a collection of world war fighter plane models. I guess I shouldn't have been surprised that ...

Free is the Magic Number, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Free is the Magic Number

A travel blog entry by jacobandkirsty

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... seems to be a lot of nonsense concerning where you can and can't stay with a camper van, probably worldwide, but certainly in New Zealand. There are many nice places with No Overnight Camping signs, with no explanation ever offered as to why. This lack ...

Days 143 - Taupo - We didn't kill a Kiwi, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Days 143 - Taupo - We didn't kill a Kiwi

A travel blog entry by neensandpete

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We drove down to Lake Taupo today where we are staying for 5 nights over New Year. Some geeky trivia for you - it's the biggest lake in Australasia and the size of Singapore. It was a very grey and cloudy day so we were glad to be leaving Hahei as ...

Camping at Lake Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Camping at Lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by simon.caryn

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... up the hire car and came back for us to load our stuff. We'd bought a tent to do some camping in New Zealand and set off down towards Lake Taupo (which is pronounced Toe-paw) Driving the car, which was automatic, was not as fun as our last one – ...

Mt Doom, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Doom

A travel blog entry by chrislewis7

Up at 5am to watch the robbery that was the Arsenal Man Utd game, then on the bus at 8am heading north to Taupo. A longish drive but with more great scenery. This time the volcanoes of Tongariro National Park. Below are Mt Ruapehu and Mt Ngauruhoe. ...

Let the adventures begin, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Let the adventures begin

A travel blog entry by cbrock

... ... I went to see a Kakapo with my landlady at a wildlife place Zealandia. They're basically big green fightless parrots, indigenous to New Zealand and there are only about 125 left. This video from a series by Stephen Fry is rather amusing and tells you ...

Kiwi As Bro!, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Kiwi As Bro!

A travel blog entry by wayfarer_vic

... climbing through tiny holes and up waterfalls. We have also been out for a Maori cultural evening in Rotorua the geothermal capital of New Zealand. If you ever come here you can’t really miss all the geothermal stuff going on here as the whole city ...

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