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Tongariro to Taupo to Rotorua, New Zealand

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(December 6 - 14, 2007)

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View of Whanganui River from Piriaka Lookout

 



Rural sheep farming in New Zealand

 



Cindie on the road to National Park, Mount Ruapehu in the background.

 



It is so wet in New Zealand even the fences have moss on them.

 



Tim with Mount Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, behind him.

 



Cindie with a kiwi sign and Mount Ngauruhoe in the background.

 



We are riding to the northeast into the wind.

 



Horses were common near Papakai.

 



Our campsite before the pass to Turangi, we were in a rainforest and pitched our tent on moss.

 



These poison 1080 Sodium Fluoroacetate signs are everywhere, we are not sure what it is for.

 



Our campsite in the rainforest.

 



Our first view of Lake Taupo, lovely weather.

 



We take a right to Taupo.

 



This is a fascinating flying machine/recumbent, he could hook a parachute to the front and fly through the air, he also traveled on ground too.



Lake Taupo in the background.

 



Black Swan in Lake Taupo.

 



A driver is suppose to pass at 1.5 meters, this car did some trucks have come closer.

 



Huka falls in the background.

 



Huka falls jet boats.

 



In a geothermal area steam escapes from the ground everywhere.

 



A Canadian cyclist with Cindie.

 



A Dutch couple on a tandem with Cindie.

 



A bike sculpture in a roundabout.

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INDEX #5 New Zealand
9-16-07 to 5-2-08

1North and
Central America
3-30-02 to 4-17-03

2 South America
6-3-03 to 6-17-04

3 SE Asia / China
11-22-04 to
9-15-06

4 Australia
9-15-06 to 9-15-07

5 New Zealand
9-16-07 to 5-2-08
6 Alaska, Canada, and the USA
5-3-08 to 4-30-10
7 India. Nepal, and the Subcontinent
5-1-10 to present


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 North Island, New Zealand
Auckland to Wellington (Sept 15 - January 16, 2007)

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: Let's get started in New Zealand

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- Auckland and New Plymouth
- Stratford to Taumarunui
- Tongariro to Taupo to Rotorua
- Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland #1
- Wai-O-Tapu Geysers National Park #2
- Rotorua farmers market and Museum
- Rotorua, Opitiki to East Cape, New Zealand
- Omaio, around the East Cape to Gisborne
- Gisborne to Napier and Hastings in Hawks Bay.
- Hawks Bay: Napier to Wellington
- Wellington Parliament House and Te Papa Museum


 South Island #1
Picton to Christchurch (January 16  - February 19, 2008)

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New Zealand: One of the Most Beautiful Places on Earth

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- Picton to Nelson
- Nelson to Newton Livery
- Buller Gorge, Charleston to Punakaiki
- Pancake Rock, Punakaiki
- Greymouth to Ross
- Ross to Franz Joseph Glacier
- Franz Joseph Glacier, South Island, New Zealand
-Fox Glacier to Haast
- Haast to Wanaka.


 South Island #2
Queenstown, to City, (February 20 - month day, 2007)

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LETTER

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- Wanaka to Queenstown
- Routeburn hiking / tramping / trekking Track
- Caples hiking/trekking/tramping Track
- Queenstown to Invercargill
- Invercargill to Curio Bay, Catlins
- Curio Bay, Catlins, to Dunedin
- Dunedin to Middlemarch, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand
- Central Otago Rail Trail Bicycle Path from Middlemarch to Alexandria
- Cromwell to Christchurch, Canterbury.


1North and
Central America
3-30-02 to 4-17-03

2 South America
6-3-03 to 6-17-04

3 SE Asia / China
11-22-04 to
9-15-06

4 Australia
9-15-06 to 9-15-07

5 New Zealand
9-16-07 to 5-2-08
6 Alaska, Canada, and the USA
5-3-08 to 4-30-10
7 India. Nepal, and the Subcontinent
5-1-10 to present
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