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New Zealand’s Wai-O-Tapu thermal region

Wai-O-Tapu lay twenty-seven kilometres south of Rotorua. This active thermal region had awesome trails through craters, falls, geysers and streams. Not only was it amazing to see steam rising off the water or through cracks and holes in the earth, but also to see the different colours the oxides transformed the water into: iridescent milky greens; bright orange; pitch black. Continue reading New Zealand’s Wai-O-Tapu thermal region