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Tongariro crossing

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Lord of the Rings land. Frodo for a day

March 22nd 2007
After Rotorua I moved south to Taupo. I originally viewed Taupo as a base for doing the Tongariro crossing. However it turns out that Taupo is a great place. I never really read up on Taupo so maybe it was a great place in the eyes on everyone else already, I just don’t know. The hostel I was staying at (Rainbow Lodge) was a great place too. I couldn’t really tell you why it just was/is. YHA ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park

New Zealand Flag 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
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