The Tongariro Northern Circuit December 8th 2006 On the 8th of December I decided to leave Taupo to do a great walk in the Tongariro National Park.
I went with a new friend I made at my hostel in taupo called Gal from Israel. He offered to give me a ride up in his car and do the 4 day hike with him.
The first day was an easy 3 hour walk to the huts positioned in the walk, so we began late at 1 oclock where we got some great shots of the three a ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park 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