Archive for March, 2010

Balloons Over Waikato – Hamilton, New Zealand

Last weekend my husband and I went to Hamilton for the annual Balloons Over Waikato event. We only caught 2 days of the festival, but it was amazing! NightGlow at Balloons Over Waikato We arrived the day of the NightGlow and we went early, since the website said the event started at 4:30. The NightGlow […]

New Zealand Waterfall Tour – Waikato Region

I’ve shared a few pictures from the waterfalls I’ve seen near Lake Taupo – Taranaki Falls, Tawhai Falls, Huka Falls and Waihi Falls. It is probably pretty clear that I’m slightly obsessed with waterfalls. Paul and I hiked for four hours through the mud to see Waitonga Falls when the bridge was out. So, when […]

Cape Palliser Seal Colony, New Zealand

One of the most amazing things I have done since arriving in New Zealand was visiting a seal colony on the southern most point of the North Island. Cape Palliser is about 2 hours from Wellington and it is well worth the drive. The road is long and deserted so be sure to fill up […]