Travel Blogs from Taupo
... be able to claim it back from the travel insurance though, so no harm done. The doctor decided that it was most probably to do with sun, so prescribed not only a few different medicines, but also the prescribed wearing of hat and sunglasses!
The drive along Lake Taupo was absolutely stunning, with the water shimmering in the sunlight. We may not have seen much of Lake Taupo when we were actually staying Taupo, but we got to enjoy its full splendor ...
... Like a Swiss chalet. Lovely wooden kitchen units and a log burner. Nicest backpackers I have ever seen and looks out across the town below. By now we are all very hungry so Loïc asks his friend whether we should go and eat now or did he have a plan? Loïc's friend is Spanish so it was a little difficult for them to understand each other but we finally got there! The plan was to go to a restaurant down the road with everybody. Excellent! But 'everybody' hadn't ...
... were fixed up with our harnesses and ropes then given a demo on how to hook-up and unhook ourselves from the ropes. Each person doing a challenge is tied to their partner on the ground and it's their job to make sure the rope is tight at all times in case they fall........putting our lives in each others hands! I was picked out by the instructor to do the first challenge and was fine climbing up until I realised how high I was!! We each did ...
Taupo is an absolutely gorgeous town in NZ. I loved it. It has a massive and beautiful lake with some of the nicest mountains in the background. One even has snow on it during the summer season. Don't worry though, their winter only gets down to 13 degrees. Yes, plus 13. Not minus. There is lots of cycling, jogging, boating, kayaking and swimming to do here. We spent 2.5 days here. We did not do much. We actually kind ...
We leave at 8 am after my free surprise breakfast in base. A new bus and us driver Guy. It's such a quiet bus compared to those going south. I sleep a lot after being woken up by the people coming into my room last night. We stop a couple of times along the way but most of the ...
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