Exploring the elements of earth, air, water, and fire through the landscapes that surround us. via Daily Post Photo Challenge: Elemental Whenever people hear me praise New Zealand, they assume I do it because of my love for The Lord of the Rings. In their mind, New Zealand and Midle–earth are one and one cannot … More Elemental: Milford Sound & Fjordland Nationalpark, New Zealand
Whanganui was nothing like I imagined it. Okay, maybe my idea of Whanganui was not so much based on fact as it was based on a fantasy created through having watched too many New Zealand history movies. In my fantasy, I would sail on boats and canoes on the Whanganui river surrounded by New Zealand’s … More A River Runs Through it: Whanganui Travel Diary
Whether it’s water or some other reflective surface, what have you seen recently that has changed your perspective on the view? via The Daily Post Photo Challenge (Click on an image to enlarge it) As I look back on my trip to New Zealand, there is a lot that goes through my mind. I … More New Zealand Travel Photography: Reflecting
Did you know that New Zealand has about 200 species of fern plants? Forty per cent of those fern plants occur nowhere else in the world. Historically, fern plants thrived already on this planet long before the first dinosaurs existed. In fact, fossil finds suggest that ferns existed before the first animals walked on land. … More Redwood Forest Near Rotorua
Used media: Water colours, pencil, and coloured pencils.
“Oh no, we can’t leave already”, I cry to myself panic stricken. People hustle and bustle around me. Trying to leave, but also determined not to waste that tasty cheese scone and cider in front of me, I stuff my mouth with both, mumbling “Mmmmmh coming” to my friends Marisa and Sarah. My friends, and … More My Hobbiton Movie Tours Experience
A while ago, I shared some of my New Zealand travel sketches here on my blog and it is about time to share the rest of my travel sketches with you. During my time in New Zealand, it was the first time I consciously sat down to sketch. In the past, I used to briefly … More New Zealand Travel Sketch: Down the Rabbit Hole