During our staycation in Taupo (a town on the shore of Lake Taupo, situated in the centre of the North Island of New Zealand) we saw these wonderful terraces. The Wairakei Terraces is a man-made silica terraces, a replica of the original pink and white terraces (one of the 8th Wonders of the World) that once stood in Wairakei Valley the most active thermal area in the world before. When Mount Terawera erupted in 1886 the beautiful original pink and white terraces of Wairakei Valley was buried and gone forever.
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