Archive for February, 2010

Chile Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in New Zealand and Pacific

It is a little weird watching a disaster unfold while you are in a foreign country.  We woke up this morning to a phone call from Paul’s Dad. He said New Zealand was under a Tsunami alert and wanted to know where we were and if we were in harms way. We are in the […]

Waterfall Viewed from Lake Taupo, Near Waihi Village

We kayaked to a waterfall yesterday! There is something special about viewing a waterfall only accessible by boat. I guess you could hike through the native forest to see the falls, but there are no paths and it might be private property or sacred to the Maori people. Also, the view from the lake was […]

Spellbound Glowworm Tour Review

Seeing the glowworms in the caves of Waitomo was an amazing experience. There are many tours to chose from but we chose the Spellbound tour because they allow you to take photos in the caves. It was a wonderful tour.  We saw lots of glowworms and I highly recommend this company. The tour leaves from […]