18000 km away from home.
This was my longest trip ever. It took me almost 40 hours to come back home (27 hours spent in the air) and it was worth it. I was not planning vacation in New Zealand in the near future, but then my dear friend decided to move there. Even before she left, without thinking, I bought the ticket to visit her. I had such an incredible trip, I took so many photos, sorting through them all seemed so daunting and time consuming. Now as I am home it is the perfect time to deal with that.
Auckland should be judged by its surroundings. Volcanoes are part of the city landscape, but not in dramatic way. Beautiful green hills with stunning views over downtown and the metropolis are everywhere. I enjoyed spotting rainbows, volcanoes and city landmarks from the tallest building in the southern hemisphere.
Summer in January. Sun. Warmth. If I could give myself one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. Wear sunscreen Unta! Aimless wanderings and desire for sun have left marks on my skin.
TIP: What really makes Auckland so special are the suburbs of the city.
I hope you like this little photo diary I put together to share my time adventuring through Auckland. Let me know if you have visited New Zealand and how did you like it. If anyone has any feedback I’d be so appreciative to receive your comments and questions below.