Daily archives: January 2, 2017


Nice drive down from Waihi Beach to Taupo. Stopped to take in the delights of Lakes Okareka and Rotokawa – a couple of the smaller lakes between Lake Rotorua and Lakes Tikitapu (Blue Lake) and Rotokakahi (Green Lake) lying side by side. Then continued up the road to the huge Lake Tarawera. The landscape around the lakes is thick with beautiful native bush – tons of ferns covering the hillsides. […]

Native bush surrounding Lake