Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn
Travel Blogs from Taupo
Sunday 16th June Today is going to be another chill day, partly because of the weather and partly because of the hangover!! Our hotel is right on the lake front and as our apartment is on the first floor we would have amazing lake views but sadly its too cloudy and foggy to see anything! The hotel hire bikes out which would have been lovely to …
Saturday 15th June Wow its cold! It has been about 18degrees in Auckland, we have only driven 3 hours south and this morning it is just 2degrees with a really thick fog! Plus with all the volcanic activity and sulphur this place smells like rotten eggs, we are glad we are only here for one night! First stop today is Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. …
Super Lucy organised another sparkling weekend. Basically she is an organising extradinaire and is on the social committe at her work. It is so strange here - everyone socialises a lot more with workmates and there is a big focus on drinking. For example every Friday at 4pm they pop out the beers and everyone drinks at work for an hour then …
Kia Ora ;) Apologies fellow bloggers. It has been one crazy ride this side of the world. I promise you all an update this evening (New Zealand time). We are currently in Lake Taupo and are on our way to the Huka Falls and thermal hot springs for the day. Will tell you all about it later. Oh and course, I have to tell you about my Lord of The Rings encounter!!!! AMAZING!!!!! Catch you all later ...
... We go outside, JoJo has a ciggie and we contemplate our sleeping future, then go back inside and take the room. One bed each and a bed in the middle for our luggage.
As if one thermal soak is enough, we go back into town to Wairakei Terraces. We had seen the big huge steam vent from the road when we drove into town. The geothermal walk is something else like a foreign landscape, except it is a foreign landscape. Still horseriding ...
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