And another view of Mount Ruapehu

Mount Ngauruhoe On the shore of Lake Taupo Larry investigates the white lava rocks (pumice) - which were light enough that they floated in the lake! Ducks and geese Larry with Lake Taupo and the Hauhungaroa Range behind him
Outside Rotorua we visit one of many active thermal areas in the region, - offering sights like you'd see at Yellowstone National Park We took a walking tour of the thermal area Here you see steam rising from hot pools There were a lot of different colors seen in the pools The colors are generated from the minerals in the soil
You could feel the heat radiating from the water The pools were large shallow bodies of boiling water We wondered whether the sign was put there - before or after the hole Overlook of the many pools below Walking through the steam

[ New Zealand Trip ]
(Return to beginning of this slide show.)

[ Bill & Larry's Adventures - Overseas Archive ]
(Leave this slide show and go to "Overseas" archived entries.)

[ Bill & Larry's Adventures ]
(Leave this slide show and go to our most recent entries.)

[ Bill & Larry's Home Page ]