Author: Daniela

Climbing the sloped walkway  Matamataharakeke track offers great shots to the valley
New Zealand

Waikawau Bay, Coromandel

After a few days in Whitianga we stayed in Waikawau Bay Conservation campground for a couple of nights. Its location was ideal, being close to good walks and having the camp just a stone’s throw from the sea. Again we were not very lucky with the weather and couldn’t enjoy the beach too […]

Opoutere beach - white sand and unspoilt nature.
New Zealand

Prana and Opoutere beach

For New Year’s Eve we decided to go to the Prana Festival on the Opoutere coast. Darren had already been there five times and still wanted more so I trusted that was a quite special place. The entrance was at 9am, but a long queue was formed since nearly two hours earlier, […]

Marine Parade in Napier for Christmas
New Zealand

Marine Parade in Napier for Christmas

Napier is the art deco capital of the world, mainly because it was (re)built in the 1930s after a huge earthquake, and Marine Parade is the road along the waterfront. It’s a funny area because not only is it the main promenade, but it’s also the main thoroughfare for trucks […]