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New Zealand: Photos from Whakarewarewa in Rotorua

The arch in front of Whakarewarewa

Whakarewarewa, the Living Maori Village, is a great place to find geothermal activity and Maori culture. We enjoyed the hangi pie, cooked using the natural geothermal activity, and the presentation of Maori dances, songs, and the haka. There are several places to walk and observe the geothermal features of the area. Here are some photos from our trip there.

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New Zealand: Photos from Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, First Floor

Christchurch's first street

The Canterbury Museum located in Christchurch features exhibits that include the area’s prehistory, history, and relationship to research in Antarctica. Located near the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, the museum has free admission.

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New Zealand: A Short Survey of Rotorua

Champagne Lake

By booking a Hobbiton/Waitomo tour and travel together with Bush and Beach, we were able to extend our time in Rotorua by a day. That’s great news because Rotorua is a volcanic bonanza of amazingness.

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