• New Zealand
  • New Zealand Working Holiday (Part 21) : Tongariro Alpine Crossing @ Red Crater to Emerald Lakes, Blue Lake, Ketetahi Hut & Ketetahi Car Park

    At the Red Crater, we took a break, had our lunch and enjoyed the extraordinary view before us. After all, where else on earth can we see an active volcano, steaming fumaroles, emerald-blue lakes and snow-capped craters all in one place, but at the Tongariro Alpine Crossing? 😉 By now, we were halfway through the […]

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  • New Zealand Working Holiday (Part 21) : Tongariro Alpine Crossing @ Mangatepopo Car Park to Soda Springs, South Crater & Red Crater

    Last month (September), several friends and I took on one of New Zealand’s Great Walks; the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and had an epic journey worth bragging about. 😉 We left Tauranga and went to Tongariro National Park in two separate cars. At Ketetahi car park (end point), we left a car there, bundled up in the […]

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  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing: 10 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

    The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is one of the most epic New Zealand Great Walks I have ever taken in New Zealand. The 19.4 km extensive track traverse through astonishingly beautiful volcanic-alpine terrain that left me breathless – literally and figuratively speaking. I actually underestimated the difficulty and hazards of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, but thankfully I had […]