Rotorua – Day 3 – Re-Post

It’s funny how much we re-did from our first trip, when we went back in 2019, as we had more time and our own car. One of the things we did not do was the RePo Cultural Centre…so much other stuff that was better! We did however do the Tamaki Dinner and took our good…

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Auckland – Rotorua via Hobbiton Day 3 – Re Post

This was probably one of my favoruite things we did during our visit to NZ in 2015, was so excited when we went back in 2019, but there is nothing that compares to your first trip to Hobbiton! Again an early pick up for the first of our organized tours, Flexi Tours NZ. It was…

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Auckland – Day 1 – Repost

I was recently reminded of how reading these blogs can take us on a virtual journey, this allows us to escape the current state of the planet, if only for a little while. So I thought I would take that a step further and re-post some of my favourite travels from years gone by…give us…

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Another 52 Week Challenge -Week 4

This week’s challenge from The Girls Dreams Awake is Reflections, one of my favourites from New Zealand, South Island……….Mirror Lakes. On a still day the reflections are amazing. ~ Julz

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Seven Days of Nature Challenge – Day 7

Day 7 of the Seven Days of Nature challenge

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Whoa!

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Whoa!.” If you have read any of today’s post you would know I am having a crappy day! SO I am going to take a step back and visit my happy place…….it is also one of the most surreal experiences I have had for a very long…

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Photo101 – Big & Point of View

  I was nicely surpirsed that Today was not Landmark as I was expecting, so today they said go Big, so I went pretty big. The first one is actually a panorama shot of Mirror Lake, on a still day you have the most amazing reflections, then there is a large shot of Auckland Skyline…

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Photo101 – Connect

Nothing Connects us like the sense of belonging, the sense of touch. I saw this couple playing in a park, they thought no one was watching, sure I probably should have asked their permission, but that would have ruined the sense of fun and whimsy. You are never too old to have fun and play………….Live,…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Bikes & Motocylces

This week’s challenge Bike & Motorcycles, I probably should have gone and taken some new photos, but I have so many great shots from our trip, and these sort of fit the category, Peddle Bikes…….I have over saturated all the colors to give it a real 80’s over the top color vibe. Also a local…

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TeAnau – Melbourne – Day 14

It was freezing again last night, we woke to more fresh snow on Mount Luxmor and the Dutton ranges. I woke early to catch the sunrise, moon set of the ranges, this time determined to get some photos! It was not quite as good as yesterday, but still breathtakingly beautiful. I stood there drinking in…

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