Aotearoa: The Land of the Long White Cloud

in #travel4 years ago (edited)

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For as long as I can remember, it's always been a dream to travel to this far, far away land called Aotearoa. I didn't know what it was called then. I just saw it in a TV commercial while growing up in the Philippines. At the time, riding on an airplane was a dream in itself.

Fast forward to 2013, I quit my job and packed up my life to finally realize my dream of backpacking around the world. First destination: New Zealand or Aotearoa in Maori. Hitting two birds with one stone.

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Mt Ngauruhoe a.k.a. Mt Doom

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Queenstown

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Glow Worms Cave

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, an adrenaline junkie, a photographer, or a wine lover...New Zealand has got you covered.

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Moeraki Boulders

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Bungy Jump, Queenstown

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Church of the Good Shepherd

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Wairau River Winery

Small but mighty. NZ boasts picturesque landscapes, majestic waterfalls, secluded bays, and endless list of walking tracks. You could get lost forever in the land of the long white cloud and not care a bit.

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Lupins at Lake Tekapo

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Bowen Falls, Fiordland NP

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Punga Cove

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Queen Charlotte Sound Track

I was fortunate enough to call this place home for a year and a half. But I am due for another visit as it's been over two years since I left. I'm coming for you NZ, you've still got a piece of my heart.

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Another cracking post and that star trails image is lush. You certainly seem to like jumping around. :)

She does love jumping around. I know for a fact because i have traveled with her. She sometimes scare the sh*t out of me. Hehe. If you look at her watermark on the left lower corner, that is her signature jump shot.

Haha sorry not sorry for scaring the crap out of u.

Thanks @marangeltrueman :) Stars are always fun to shoot. My love for travel and photography has got me jumping all around the world.

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Quality shots😍..Enjoyed reading it once again👍Keep it coming😄

Thanks for reading @prudent-rod1

The signature jump is on the third pic. I like your watermark, ate. Your pics are amazing ❤

Thank you @klborillo
I've made that logo a while ago and can't remember exactly which jump it was but it does look like the one in the 3rd photo.

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Ang cute ng jumpshot te.. Heheh
Is it not scary inside the cave with work ate?? Haha
How i wish i can travel outside Philippines also..

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