Day 82 – 84 of 97  – Mt DOOM! & Taupo

Day 82 – 84 of 97 – Mt DOOM! & Taupo

So we based are selves in Taupo for a few days hoping the weather would clear up to do the Tongonariro Alpine Crossing and Summit of MT DOOM from Lord of the Rings. We got up at 5am one morning to head up for the 20km hike but 110km winds stopped us from going up onto...
Day 81 – 97 Forgotten World!!!!

Day 81 – 97 Forgotten World!!!!

Forgotten Highway starts in Strafford heads to Tongariro National Park Via SH43. Not used much anymore but is a sweet road to drive. You actually Leaves NZ half way through and head into a town with it’s only republic. Loads of places to stop and camp –...