Archive for November, 2008

Return to Aotearoa 2

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Saturday morning dawned sunny, cool and cloudless. Good news for us. Sylv and I picked up a Hertz car and headed south from Queenstown toward a part of New Zealand we hadn’t seen yet. For the first 30 miles we drove along the east side of the beautiful blue glacial Lake Wakatipi gawking at the […]

Return to Aotearoa

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Aotearoa is the Maori name for New Zealand; it means “land of the long white cloud,” although what we’ve seen mostly this time are long gray clouds. It’s cool-ish, too, which we probably feel all the more having just come from Hawaii. The flight was looonnnnggggg, because I screwed up the booking. I chose to […]