Friday, 4 March 2016

The Big NZ Road Trip Photos - Pt 1 - Taupo

Liz has already written about the first section of our road trip.  Now, here is the first installment of photos.

After a nice stay with Jamie and Caroline we were off to Taupo where we stayed in  Reid's free (!) camp site:

Camping !
Reid's Campsite

Victoria has made breakfast and has some quiet time to write in her journal

Reid Campground bathing facilities 

Pretty nice facilities for a free campground

Liz's fancy yoga studio

Haka Falls

Haka Falls

Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon.  The kids of course did some science experiments pouring water onto the hot areas

One of the nice about a longer trip is the ability to take your time.  We spent a bunch of time watching some birds feed their young and build a nest.

Lunch time

and then of course the wake from these guys wiped out the nest.

Dam release !

Dam release !

Dam release !

Dam release !
Danger !

Budget spa visit.  Free hot springs - the hot water flows out from the right of the photo and then mixes with the cooler water from the river.

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