Explore This!: New Zealand

Filed in Uncategorized Posted on May 28, 2012 @ 3:32 pm 7 comments

I have to admit, I know very little about New Zealand. What I have experienced has been through friends’ travel photos, which were stunning. In fact, in searching for images, I found more often than not, the pictures were from either sites offering desktop backgrounds or on travel sites. Why? Because New Zealand has to be one of those perfect blends of lowlands and mountains, land and water that is pure fodder for photographers! Let’s take a look and see for ourselves:

Anaura Bay, Gisborne

Waves at the North Island.

A little wine with our tour perhaps?

A lovely panorama.

I can just imagine the view from this cable car!

There's a secluded beauty about this road through the mountains.

Nature at its best.

Can you tell this is one of those wallpapers I was talking about?

A deserted boardwalk; pure inspiration for a budding photographer.

As the sun sets over Queenstown, we say goodbye to this virtual tour...

For reading material, try Faye Robertson’s Kiss and Make Up, which takes place all over New Zealand 🙂

So, opinions? Have you been to NZ? Would you go, if you could? Do you know of other books that feature this beautiful island?

About Jackie

Jackie is a quirky mom, living in Ontario, Canada. She's a bookkeeper by day and a book lover by night. She also blogs at The Novel Nation and writes occasionally for Heroes and Heartbreakers.

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  • JenM May 28, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    I’ve been there twice although never to Queenstown or that area. What I did see of the country was stunning though. Id love to go back sometime.

  • Ann/alba May 28, 2012 at 8:01 pm

    Never been but I remember when we lived in Scotland My Sisters DH had a Pal ( Big Gordy ) Moved there for a Job when he came home for a visit he had both Sister & Husband talked into moving there…. They moved to Canada with us Instead … then moved back to Scotland 25 years ago…
    I have always wanted to go to NZ. Beautiful Photos.

  • Alisha May 28, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    Was just tellin’ the hubs today that I would totally go for a trip to New Zealand….as long as it was at least a month long. Not sure if anything less would suffice. Just too much beauty to experience!

    …not to mention that’s where Middle Earth is located! ^_^ Always wanted to visit the Shire…

  • aurian May 29, 2012 at 7:23 am

    I love this feature Jackie, thanks again for the lovely pictures! Both New Zealand and Australia are on my wishlist. However, I will have to win the lottery first.

  • Tamsyn May 29, 2012 at 8:00 am

    I’ve been to Auckland, City of Sails. But it was a business trip so I didn’t really get to explore the place. But I did see the harbour and it is really beautiful. Would love to go again.

  • Rebecca R May 29, 2012 at 10:47 am

    My cubical neighbor has kids in New Zealand and she talks about it all the time making me really want to go there! It’s gotta be one of my top places I want to visit for sure. It is absolutely stunning in the photos!

  • Lexi May 29, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    Oh I would go in a heartbeat! It is on my list of places to visit =)

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