Travel Quick Shots – Rotorua, New Zealand

This time in Travel Quick Shots, we go to New Zealand. Known for being otherworldly beautiful, New Zealand is also know by the Maori name of Aotearoa, meaning Land of the Long White Cloud. There are two islands, north and south and sadly my time was cut short so I only got to visit the North Island. Rolling hills, plentiful lakes, abundance of sheep (who outnumber humans by a whopping number), alien-like landscapes of thermal springs, and friendly people make it one of the best places I’ve been. These photos do not do it justice, but I hope you enjoy them nonetheless.

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Lady Knox Geyser ©M McCown All rights reserved

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A kea, which is an alpine parrot. ©M McCown All rights reserved

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Silver fern, the national emblem ©M McCown All rights reserved

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Steam from the hot springs swallowing a photographer ©M McCown All rights reserved

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Redwood grove (brought from the US in the 1800s) ©M McCown All rights reserved

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