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Orange and Green

In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Market in Fez, Morocco

Chinese Lantern Festival, Auckland NZ

My hotel just out of Amsterdamn

The Big Carrot. Ohakune, NZ… 30 more words


New Zealand with Kids: Taupo, Wairakei & Ohakune

After spending a few days in Rotorua, we continued our scenic drive through Taupo, Wairakei, and Ohakune.  We drove around Lake Taupo and stopped at Huka Falls, a gushing splendor of white water. 124 more words


One Does Simply Walk Into Mordor After All

I was fortunate enough to wake up and see the early morning sun poke through the trees at the Urchin campsite, surely a good omen for the day ahead. 1,408 more words

New Zealand

Ohakune, New Zealand

By late August, you’re over summer. You’re sick of heat-wave temperatures, always sweating, and clothes that show off too much skin. You’re ready for winter. Specifically, you’re ready to go skiing. 348 more words


Northern Explorer to Wellington

The Northern Explorer is a long distance scenic tourist train that runs from Auckland to Wellington.

The train travels 681 kilometres (423 miles) from Auckland to Wellington via the North Island Main Trunk. 469 more words

North Island

There And Back Again, Post 3: Finding Mordor

After visiting Narnia, we drove to Hamilton – beautiful Botanical Gardens – and then to Rotorua to walk around the Blue Lake (it bears its name for a very, very good reason. 730 more words

New Zealand

Ohakune, a winter wonderland in May. 

Last weekend it was Tom’s birthday, and what better way to spend turning 24 then in the big snowy mountains! Although ski season hasn’t kicked off yet here in New Zealand, we went to check out the small alpine town of Ohakune. 963 more words