Tag Archives: North Island
Coromandel

Silent Sunday: The verdant landscape of the Coromandel coast

The verdant landscape of the Coromandel coast, North Island in New Zealand

4 Comments Continue Reading →
9730745488_e736d72b23_z

Government Gardens, Rotorua

A quick post today, inspired by this week’s #frifotos* theme: gardens. Pictured above is Government Gardens in Rotorua. Again, it seems I’m drawn back to New Zealand, our second home country. My inner self must be telling me it’s time to visit. Now, to persuade the girls to leave their dogs and horses for a […]

16 Comments Continue Reading →
8553658629_a00256781d_z

World at a Glance: Hole in the Rock

Over time, waves crashing into this very peculiar work of nature known as Hole in the Rock, have hacked away at the stone, creating this 18-metre hole.

23 Comments Continue Reading →
8236134852_1a5a38105a_b

Sunday scenes from down under: Auckland Harbour Bridge

Auckland Harbour Bridge has no walk or bicycle lanes, but there’s a bridge climb and, of course, a bungee jump. We’re in New Zealand, after all.

50 Comments Continue Reading →
imm034

How to rent a home in New Zealand

After the Christchurch earthquake, the grassroots movement Blog4NZ was born, aiming to support New Zealand tourism after the earthquake. For 72 hours, travel bloggers from all over the world will tell stories about a country we love. Here’s one of mine: After I had my youngest daughter, I used the opportunity afforded by Norwegian family […]

14 Comments Continue Reading →
261 Hundertwasser toilets, Kawakawa

Friedensreich Hundertwasser and his Toilet

In Vienna, you may have seen the creative and colourful Hundertwasser House. You know, the one with no straight lines, where trees are incorporated into the house. Even the floors are wavy. As Hundertwasser said: an uneven floor is a melody to the feet. But did you know the famous ahead-of-his-time eco-friendly Austrian architect lived […]

11 Comments Continue Reading →
css.php