Month: October 2017

New Zealand from Rotoura 2 Wellington 2 Picton

Bhupender Gupta tracks New Zealand from the northern to the southern islands by road and concludes : New Zealand is a marvelous country that speaks of its grandeur through its surreal landscapes, enchanting lakes, picturesque mountains, pristine forests and most importantly, happy people. An amazing journey in New Zealand from Rotoura 2 Wellington 2 Picton After saying Sayonara to the amazing Sulphur city of Rotorua, in the next 6 hour drive to Wellington you traverse through varied contrasting yet captivating landscapes that include man made Kaingaroa forest, stunning shores of the mighty Taupo lake and the lonely Desert road...

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Rendezvous with towering Mount Cook in New Zealand

After 10 days and over 3000 Kms of Self-drive all through North and South Islands, it was a penultimate day of stay in this incredibly captivating, beautiful Country of southern hemisphere called New Zealand. With the return flight scheduled to depart from Christchurch the next day; drive from Queenstown to Christchurch being of more than 5 hours, it was imperative to leave early from Queenstown. On the way back there is one last but important site to visit. The famous and an exceptionally picturesque, 3754 Mts high, Mount Cook in New Zealand or also known as Aoraki. Leaving Wakatipu...

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Romancing New Zealand – Heritage Christchurch to beautiful Queenstown to awesome Milford Sound.

Christchurch to Queenstown to Milford Sound Architecture of the Victorian times at Christchurch leaves little doubt in your mind that this is the place where the English had first settled. Just leave your car; the ubiquitous Tram, whose tracks criss-cross Christchurch’s most famous landmarks, is arguably the best mode of transport you can choose to sight-see this great City. Pay NZ$ 25 and hop into any one of these 19th Century travel modes and have a quick scan of this great city. Sadly, you may encounter some terribly dilapidated structures destroyed by the recurring quakes, the area being prone to...

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