Last New Zealand-related entry, I swear

Maybe y’all aren’t sick of hearing about New Zealand, but I’m sick of posting about it! I just wanted to show you some of the gorgeous things I brought back. First, some ceramics. I loved the colors in this little dish and the red inside of these mugs is extremely vibrant and happened to match. […]

Final Days in New Zealand!

We arrived in Auckland and had a full day and a half to see some sights before heading back home. By this point Mom was exhausted from doing 28 presentations in 9 days, and as much as I loved New Zealand, I was so ready to be back in my own house and was missing […]

Graffiti in New Zealand

Well you know I am on the lookout for graffiti every time I travel, and New Zealand was no exception. I have to say, I was pretty disappointed that it doesn’t seem like a big scene over there. To be fair, I did see some nice pieces on my last day in Auckland as we […]

New Plymouth, New Zealand

By the time we got to New Plymouth, I was pretty exhausted from walking literally miles each and every day, and had pretty much decided to lounge around the hotel pool and read a book, since we had less than a day there as well. But Heidi, one of the coordinators at the conference, suggested […]

Palmerston North, New Zealand

We rode to Palmerston North with the conference team. It was a pleasant drive through the mountains to our destination, which is a town with a population around 75,000. We had less than a day there before we had to head out to the next city, but I still got to see plenty. I met […]