Lake Taupo November 13th 2005 11.11.05
Today we drove to Taupo. First stop, unfortunately for Andy, was the dentist. His tooth was and still is sore when he eats. We had a walk around the town, a really nice town.
Taupo lake is the biggest lake in New Zealand, it is massive! The colour of it is blue and turquoise. They are trying to get it classed as an inland sea. In the distance you can see the mountains, Tongariro, Ruap ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more