Monthly Archives: September 2012

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In the Shadow of Mt. Ruapehu

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Journey to Middle Earth Mt Ruapehu (2,797 metres), Mt Ngauruhoe (2,291 metres) and Mt Tongariro (1,967 metres) are 3 active volcanoes located in the beautiful Tongariro National Park, central plateau North Island of New Zealand. These sacred ancestral mountains, along … Continue reading

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Orakei Korako – The Hidden Geothermal Valley

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“Orakei Korako is possible the best thermal area left in New Zealand and one of the finest in the world.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ~  The Lonely Planet Orakei Korako  Geyserland, Cave and Thermal … Continue reading

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Hobbiton, The Shire

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“In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down … Continue reading

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Crazy For Skiing

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NOTE : This is a guest post from my travel partner Ming, who’s fallen in love with skiing after the Whakapapa experience and has been pestering me everyday for our next skiing trip! When was the last time you did … Continue reading

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Whakapapa Snow School, Ruapehu

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       My heart was tingling with eager anticipation, all along the beautiful journey on the Bruce Road which took us right up to the Whakapapa ski field. It was certainly an exciting feeling, to be able to ski on the … Continue reading

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