I can sum up my three-week tour on New Zealand’s North Island with wine, adventure and a rich culture steeped in history and legend.
A few things that I loved most about New Zealand:
- The Culture: the Māori culture, tradition, language and heritage. The beautiful art of storytelling has stayed with me, long after I left the island.
- The Unreal Scenery: no picture can encapsulate the magnitude of New Zealand’s untouched beauty. The skies, the water, the mountains … and the air of adventure at every turn.
My friend ‘British Dave’ moved to New Zealand’s North Island over a year ago and was my own personal tour guide through the roads of New Zealand. Dave and I met in England a few years ago and have remained friends through sheer times of debauchery, touristing and passionate discussions of world politics, philosophy and human behavior. All the best things in a friendship.
It’s the kind of dynamic that makes for a perfect road trip mate. Continue reading “NEW ZEALAND: THE NORTH ISLAND”