We don’t need to know the way home

Just because I love dunes so much, I’m sharing two more photos from the Cape Reinga area where we had the opportunity to go sandboarding (which I didn’t do, thanks to pneumonia). This was on the way to 90-mile beach. Such a pretty area!

Just a regular NZ beach

While I love walking on the beach in my home country, it really is a different experience from walking on a beach in New Zealand. Both are beautiful, don’t get me wrong. But there’s something about New Zealand beaches that I really love. And this photo is just a regular beach in Northland. The coloursContinue reading “Just a regular NZ beach”

Te Rerenga Wairua

Cape Reinga is the place where the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean meet. It’s a spiritual place for Maori, because it is here that the spirits of the dead enter the underworld and make the journey back to the homeland of Hawaiki. I thought it was a beautiful place, a place with a lot of meaningContinue reading “Te Rerenga Wairua”

Where two waters meet

Cape Reinga is a special place. It’s the place where the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean meet. If you look closely, you can see the ‘line’ where the two waters meet. More importantly, Cape Reinga is the place where spirits of the deceased start their journey home to the land of Hawaiki, the original landContinue reading “Where two waters meet”

Cape Reinga

I’d never been to Cape Reinga so I really wanted to go there this trip. I booked a bus tour and on the road we went! It was really relaxed, with all sorts of stops along the way. We made a short visit to a kauri forest and had lunch on the beach. After aContinue reading “Cape Reinga”