Soaking up the scenery in Te Urewera and Christmas in Taupo

After leaving Rotorua we had our first, and to this day, only, bad experience whilst camping. We had pitched up at a free campsite at Lake Aniwhenua and, as it was December 23rd, the site was extremely popular with Christmas campers. The spot was beautiful and we had enjoyed a stroll along the lake, and … Continue reading Soaking up the scenery in Te Urewera and Christmas in Taupo

Is it still called a domestic if you live in a tent? The Northlands & Bay of Islands

We had two options to continue our journey north, either take a long inland detour or hop on the car ferry. We love an impromptu car ferry so we joined the short queue and watched the world go by in Rawene, a lovely little town with many historic buildings and, as it turned out, very … Continue reading Is it still called a domestic if you live in a tent? The Northlands & Bay of Islands