Souvenir – Paua sea shells

Paua sea shells from New Zealand
Before I could even blink, I realized this month is about to pass by in a jiffy. I have been off the internet most of this month and I know the blog is crying for my attention. A few things have happened, and I am trying to keep balance between the two worlds.

This is that time of the month when we talk about the souvenirs collected from all over the world. And this time I take you to New Zealand.

I had the first glimpse of these shells at Auckland airport … Read the rest

Sky Tower – New Zealand

Before we realize, it’s yet another month and time for yet another souvenir from my treasure box ! 😀

This time I take you to New Zealand. We had gone to New Zealand on a vacation and Auckland was the first city in which we had landed. Since we wanted to explore the country without a fixed plan, we had booked a self-driven vehicle for the entire duration along with the air tickets. So when we came out of the airport at Auckland, the hired vehicle was waiting for us.

After checking in & freshening up in a hotel, … Read the rest

Earthquake in New Zealand

A few days back there was a massive earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. The place now looks very deserted. While Christchurch slowly started to rebuild & coming back to normal, most travellers from all over the world assumed that all of New Zealand was a disaster zone. The result was some more jolts to the country in the form of declining tourism which comprises around 10% of New Zealand’s economy.

If you ask me, I would say New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries I have ever been to. And I have very fond memories of the country.… Read the rest

Rotorua, a place to remember

Many people tried their luck in last week’s photo quiz. From dark chocolate, coffee cream and dessert to spinning wheel of a potter to a smelly gutter… the answers showed how our imagination flies. 😀

The deceiving photo….

While posting I had made a small mistake and later didn’t want to correct it. Foxnomad was intelligent enough to catch it. I was wondering if somebody would do so. 🙂

Well, the answer is ‘a bubbling Read the rest