Around Taupo

Morning glimpse of Mount Ruapehu from our hotel in Taupo

Mount Ngauruhoe and Lake Taupo, also seen from our hotel

The next set of photos are before and after shots of the Aratiatia Dam opening

A fern, not yet unfurled, on the track from Kinloch to Kawakawa Bay (approx. 12 miles, 1000 ft elevation gain)

Kawakawa Bay from the high point of the track

Kawakawa Bay

Mount Ruapehu and Lake Taupo, as seen from Kinloch

Mount Ngauruhoe

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