A Taste of India

While exploring Auckland on my second day, I stumbled upon Auckland’s Diwali Festival. Diwali, also known as the “Festival of Lights”, is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs. I had a wonderful time watching the diverse entertainment from the many regions of India, eating delicious and inexpensive food (6 chili bites for $2.50CDN) and…

Auckland Spring

Better than Google Maps, Auckland’s Sky Tower offers a panoramic view of the city. From my 220m perch, I acclimated myself to this city of 1.3 million on New Zealand’s North Island. Situated on an isthmus between Manukau Harbour on the Tasman Sea and the Waitemata Harbour on the Pacific Ocean, Auckland was vibrant as…