Archive for February, 2010

New Zealand Sheep

Lord of the Rings, bungee jumping, rolling green hills and . . . sheep – these are the things that come to mind when I think of New Zealand. On the drive from Auckland to Taupo we saw flocks of sheep on the mountain sides, but couldn’t get a good photo.  So I was really […]

Huka Falls

We were in Taupo for about a month before we made it to one of the area’s main attractions, Huka Falls. Although it isn’t as tall as Taranaki Falls or Tawhai Falls, which are just south of Lake Taupo, Huka Falls is just as impressive due to the force and amount of water flowing over […]

Tokaanu Thermal Pools

Quick Trip to the Thermal Springs: Tokaanu Thermal Pools We strive to get out of the house a little each day, even if it is just for a walk around the neighborhood. We spent the morning researching and buying helmets and life jackets for kayaking, so we didn’t want to spend lots of time researching […]