Thursday, January 30, 2003

Taranaki and Central Plateau January 2003

This is our first North Island Tour, in many respects it exceeded our expectations - the roads were less busy, the scenery more astounding and places more interesting than we expected. We also had exceptionally good weather!

Day 1: Okaiawa to Opunake, 35km
Day 2: Opunake to New Plymouth, 70km
Day 3: New Plymouth to Stratford, 43km
Day 4: Stratford to Whangamomona, 63km
Day 5: Whangamomona to Taumaranui, 96km
Day 6: Taumaranui to Tokaanu, 61km
Day 7: Tokaanu to Taupo, 57km
Day 8: Taupo to Papakai, 81km
Day 9: Papakai to Raetihi, 65km
Day 10:Raetihi to Wanganui, 99km
Day 11: Wanganui to Waverley Beach, 56km
Day 12: Waverley Beach to Okaiawa, 68km

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