Worship Around the World part 2

September 12, 2016 by  
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Have you visited any of these places of worship in your travels? (If you missed part one of this series, click here.) Metropolitan Cathedral, Buenos Aires Argentina This cathedral is also the burial place of Argentine hero San Martin. An honour guard  is always present at his tomb inside. (To see more of Plaza de […]

Auckland NZ part 3

August 17, 2015 by  
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Our hop- on hop-off bus takes us along Tamaki Drive on the waterfront… Past Okahu Bay where we find Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium… and up the hill to Bastion Point and the Michael Joseph  Savage Memorial Park. (Michael Joseph Savage is a much respected Prime Minister of New Zealand.) The view from up here at Bastion […]

Auckland New Zealand

August 16, 2015 by  
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 It is no wonder that Auckland is known as the City of Sails…after all it is surrounded by two harbours. The day we arrived a famous sailing race was happening on the waters there. But more of that in a moment…right now, Kia Ora (Welcome) to New Zealand’s largest urban area Auckland. Auckland is a friendly, […]

Auckland part 2

August 16, 2015 by  
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Downtown Auckland is walker friendly. Yes, I know there are some gentle hills but they are not very steep. If I can handle them almost anyone can! And for some of the steeper inclines it often is possible to cut through a building that has escalators that take you from one level to another. The Sky Tower […]

Travel Quiz 31 answer

August 12, 2015 by  
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Rather unique sculpture, is it not.  But if you live in this country you would understand its significance (even if you might not at first recognized this stylized plant). Where in the World are we? Answer: Auckland, New Zealand. The sculpture is alongside the highway as one is leaving Auckland heading south. What in the World […]

A Visit to New Zealand

March 28, 2015 by  
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New Zealand is beautiful. New Zealand is big. Consider a visit to this big, beautiful country. (Maybe checking out some of our postings from NZ will help convince you.) Ready to go? Just click here.   Happy travels!

Arrowtown, New Zealand

March 19, 2015 by  
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It is a bit rainy this morning but that does not prevent us from enjoying drive from Queenstown to Arrowtown. There is a dusting of snow on the mountain tops even though this is very early autumn in New Zealand. I had read that somewhere around here scenes from one of the Lord of the […]

Travels in New Zealand

February 23, 2015 by  
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Thinking of visiting New Zealand? Do you know where in New Zealand you would like to go?                   We have toured the country and loved it.  Check out these websites featuring photos we took along the way. They may help you decide what you would like to […]