Tag: travel new zealand

Emerald Inn: Auckland NZ

We were up in Auckland for a weekend to watch A New World: Final Fantasy concert. Taylor Swift was also in town but we skipped her banging performance and opted to nerd out instead. Haha. We normally just stay with friends whenever we fly up to the big city, but for this trip I suggested…

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Red Rocks Reserve: Wellington NZ πŸŒ

"Maori folklore tells two stories relating to the color of these rocks. In one, Kupe - the famous Polynesian explorer - was gathering Paua ( large edible sea snails ) here when one clamped his hand. He bled and stained the rocks red. In the other story, the red is the blood of Kupe's daughters. Fearing for their father's safety on a long voyage, they gashed themselves in grief over his absence."

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