One to Grow On

December 11, 2009

A North Island Jumble in Pictures, text to follow

Filed under: Uncategorized — midway2go @ 5:20 am


Nora tries out a faux-bird feather cape


Carving on the pataka (storage building)


Traditional Maori carving in the Wharenui (meeting house)


Coolest mountain house ever


The long walk back, especially if you’re only 39″ tall.

quick rinse under Taranaki Falls

super cool tree fort

Hold on over Huka Falls

Brimstone, anyone?


see, I really was there!


heading out for a three hour tour a three hour tour…)


Is that a volcano, or what?



It took two washes to get those pants clean.


happy to be climbing


Something they really love…



It’s some kind of bubbling, mud-monster. Yikes.



steaming lake at Wai-O-Tapu


Lady Knox Geyser





  1. These are the best pictures of Rory and Nora ever. It makes me smile just to know they are having so much fun. Thank you for sharing them. Love, Grandma Barbara

    Comment by Grandma Barbara — December 11, 2009 @ 10:47 am

  2. Great pictures and so wonderful to know there really is a mother traveling with these 2 beautiful children!!! These pictures really look like a world of fun.

    Comment by Nana — December 11, 2009 @ 1:06 pm

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