When you live in a place like New Zealand, it’s all too easy to over-look its beauty. Don’t get me wrong – I’ve been to Taupo before and enjoyed it but mostly when I was a child (and would’ve enjoyed anything). As I grew older, I would generally drive through it, as a way to get to other destinations, stopping briefly but never for long. It’s not that I disliked Taupo by any means, it’s that I didn’t see much of interest for me there. I was wrong! This year my family decided to holiday there and I dragged my boyfriend with – the temptation of a swim up bar was too great to ignore. As it turned out, there were plenty of exciting activities to enjoy – I had a blast! I’ve decided I’ll split this holiday into two posts. Although I was there for four days, two of those were half spent travelling, so I’ve merged my holiday into two sizeable chunks – a highlights reel that could easily done with two days in Taupo. This is, obviously, my “day one”. Auckland to Taupo On this first day, my partner Michael and I left at 7am (on the dot if […]
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