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Apr 13, 2006 - Taupo (SKYDIVE!) - River Valley (Taihape)

Today we got up expecting bad weather, but were pleasantly surprised by clear skies ...THE SKYDIVE WAS ON! The skydive bus picked us up and took us out to the small airport next to the giant Taupo Lake. There were loads of people there all hoping to do it before the Kiwi Exp bus left that morning. Colin was in a far better frame of mind this morning and was now looking forward to it. Nina was in her usual cool, relaxed frame of mind about doing it and was also excited. After watching a couple of groups get ready, get nervous, get in the...

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Dec 20, 2005 - River Valley & River Rafting Grade 5

Only four days to Christmas! It's so unreal. I can't believe it's so close. I guess it's because it's so warm and in the middle of the summer. Ha ha ;-) Welcome back to my homepage. I'm glad you found your way, and please leave me a message this time, it would be greatly appreciated. Now to business! Last time I updated the site was on the 15'th of December. Since then I have hiked a whole lot, mountain biked and river rafted. In Taupo there is not a whole lot to do when it is pouring down like there was no tomorrow. It rained for many...

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