It’s hot and sunny and I’m leaving National Park, the next stop is Taupo.
Lake Taupo greets me with sunshine and I happily get off the bus! Taupo is known for a couple of adventure activities, like bungee jumping and swinging and wild water rafting but I go for a walk through Taupo instead after I deposit my luggage at the hostel. While everyone else is heading to the hot geothermal waterfalls and the Huka falls, rafting down the river or lying in the sun, I take my camera and head downtown.
Taupo has a lot of great street artists, the peaceful nature surrounding Taupo apparently attracts a lot of talent, but see for yourself: