Travel Blogs from Taupo, New Zealand

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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. ...

Rodney, You Plonker, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Rodney, You Plonker

A travel blog entry by chrislamyr

... and surrounding countryside, so we just sat around all afternoon lapping it up. The next few days were spent slowly driving towards Taupo, where we divulged in such activities as geothermal walks, some jet boating in the rapids and a stroll up to the ...

Lake Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by darcye

... to let go of old habits!) It was about an hour drive into Taupo and we stopped at the Wairakei Geothermal Power Project station. New Zealand is the 2nd country was the second country in the world to produe power from natuaral steam. It provides NZ with ...

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 ...

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