‘Lake Taupo’ Archive

Maori Carvings Lake Taupo: Launch Point and Pictures

The Maori Carvings on Lake Taupo are one of the area’s most famous attractions, before I even left Miami I knew this was something I wanted to see. Finding the 30 foot high cliff-side carving was a little more difficult than I had imagined. There were plenty of kayaking tours that would provide a guide […]

New Zealand Body Art Festival 2010

I went to the New Zealand Body Art Festival in February, but since I was busy enjoying New Zealand’s summer I didn’t get around to sorting the pictures until now. The pictures are so amazing I had to share them. The best time to go to the Festival is during the competition. I had thought […]

Pillars of Hercules – Kaimanawa Forest

The Kaimanawa Forest is a little known nature park full of surprising sights. I’m amazed this forest is just minutes away from the famous Tongoriro National Park yet very few people have heard of it. The park has amazing walks, multi-day hikes, small waterfalls and fantastic gorges. We went to see the Pillars of Hercules […]