Taupo

The views from the kitchen window of the batch are lovely. We leave reluctantly to explore the sights of Taupo. Taupo Challenge We drive into Taupo, passing a giant bicycle that commemorates the annual Taupo cycling challenge. The lake is 160km in circumference and about 7,000 cyclists participate in the challenge to ride either 1/4…

Whanganui to Kinloch

It’s Saturday morning and the Whanganui Traders River Markets are in full swing by the time we leave the house. We both love a good market. This one is lovely with loads of home made foods and crafts. There are barbie doll dresses on doll sized coat hangers, wooden toys and lots of knitted items.…