Mr. Penguin

A new category on my blog: videos! I remembered I took various videos during my last travel Down Under and I thought it would be fun to share some of them here. Hope you’ll enjoy the first ‘Mr. Penguin’. 🙂 In Curio Bay, New Zealand, yellow-eyed penguins come to shore every evening around 18.00-18.30 pm.Continue reading “Mr. Penguin”

Petrified forest

One of the main reasons to visit Curio Bay in the Catlins, New Zealand is the petrified forest. It’s pretty amazing when you realise there used to be a huge forest and you can still see the petrified remains, wood structure and all, when you walk around. This is also the area where Yellow-eyed penguins comeContinue reading “Petrified forest”

Painting the sky

I have a weakness for evening skies where the setting sun colours the clouds in the sky. I can look at it for ages. Back home, my bedroom window faces west, so on a good day I can always see the setting sun until it disappeares behind the houses. The way the sunlight plays with cloudsContinue reading “Painting the sky”

Top 10 things to see and do in New Zealand

Everybody that has ever visited New Zealand will probably agree with me that it’s an amazing country. The nature, the space, the people…it’s a special piece of stunning beauty. To those that have never visited the ‘land of the long white cloud’: you are missing out! 😉 I understand that it’s not possible for everyoneContinue reading “Top 10 things to see and do in New Zealand”

The people you meet

When I first travelled to Australia for my Working Holiday, I quickly realised it was a way bigger adventure than I had anticipated. I felt lonely and completely unsure of how to approach my sudden burst of freedom. The first couple of days in Sydney I had spent with a new friend. But when sheContinue reading “The people you meet”

Clouds rolling in

January 2012. I had my mind set on exploring a very remote part of New Zealand: the Catlins. I took a bus trip and decided to spend a few days in Curio Bay. When I arrived, the sun was shining and Hector’s dolphins were swimming in the surf. In the evening we went to lookContinue reading “Clouds rolling in”