North Island photos and adventures: hidden history in Taupo, windy Wellington reunions, and wildlife sightings

The road trip is well under way! We headed south and stopped first at Lake Taupo, where we spent the night in a free camp site called Reid's Farm (very busy, and last time we were here very noisy, but with the newly imposed alcohol ban it was much more conducive to sleepy travellers). Following... Continue Reading →

Christmas time, barbecues and wine

Christmas Day with Rona, Dave, and Ziggy was glorious. Ever since our first Christmas in New Zealand two years ago (which included all the same people, minus Ziggy, plus assorted others of which Adrien's cousin David and his girlfriend Fanny) I have had a real soft spot for a warmer Christmas, where you can be... Continue Reading →

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