Tagged: North Island



Last night was late opening in “Te Papa” – the national museum. So I had to have a look and even went to the (special) “The great war” exhibition depicting Gallipoli. Going in I...


A village called “Bulls”

Today was more of a move the people from point A to point B kind of trip. Our only memorable stop was in Bulls. A small town that incorporated its name into the unofficial...


Tongariro Crossing

This is one of New Zealand’s famous walks. It does only take a day so in summer you do it on your own. Well as on your own as you can be with 3000...


5 mile bay

Today I said goodbye to my travel companion and went for the other walk Taupo had to offer. The great lake walkway. This one passes 2 mile bay, 3 mile bay, 4 mile bay...


Aratiatia dam

Today was the day we wanted to do the Tongariro Crossing. Due to bad weather conditions on the mountain this got cancelled. For Isabelle this was unfortunate as her timetable did not allow for...


Redwood forest and Huka Falls

Pickup time was 9:30 and the next destination was just around the corner. So we got to walk around a little bit more today. First stop was a redwood forest just outside of Rotorua....


Wai-O-Tapu and Rainbow Mountain

The trip that was pushed so I could join went first to some pools whith boiling mud and then to Lady Knox Geysir. IT has a natural eruption cycle of 18 to 72 hours....

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