Lake Taupo was voted as the best destination in the whole of New Zealand at the Golden Backpack Awards 2014. Here’s why… They call it the Taupo Trap. Not that New Zealand’s largest lake actually sucks you in like some Australasian Bermuda Triangle (although covering an area of 616 sq km, it is capable ofContinue reading “Lake Taupo: simply the best”
TNT August 2014, in which I head to Taupo.
New Zealand’s largest lake, at 43km by 29km at its widest points, and covering an area of 616 sqkm, thus capable of subsuming Singapore, Lake Taupo has plenty to shout about. As part of the volatile chain of volcanoes that lines the Pacific Ring where the Pacific plate slides under its Indo Australian neighbour, theContinue reading “Taupo Trap”