Category = ‘taupo-tongariro’

Huka Falls

On our way to Lake Taupo and Turangi, we stopped off at Huka Falls, which is a short walk from the car park.  It was a stiflingly hot walk, which we actually cut short because it was really quite..

Tongariro Junction

We haven’t posted about where we’re staying for a bit – Tongariro Junction is a large campsite in Turangi, not far from the Tongariro National Park, home of the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing, which..

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Our day began at 6am with an actual alarm, to make sure we woke up on time.  We’d packed our bags the night before, so didn’t need to do much before heading off to the shuttle collection point. I..

Detour to... Taupo Hospital

Just before we finished the Alpine Crossing, on one of the steps down, Jess went over on her ankle.