Taupo is a picturesque town situated by the lake of the same name, which s Maori for ‘cloak’. It was given to this place when a mighty chief discovered the lake and mountains for the first time and was instantly reminded of the cloak he wore.
Finally, here is the second part of my photo journal of New Zealand’s of-so-pretty South. Just click here to get to the gallery. Endlich ist mein zweiter Teil meines Fotojournals von Neuseelands superschöner Südinsel da. Hier geht es zur Gallerie.
I always thought that symbolist paintings of landscapes were a tad over the top unreal, which was, of course, partly what they intended as opposed to, say, naturalists. Especially the rugged mountains in stark blue and green tones seemed extreme. Having been to Wanaka, I can now safely say, that symbolist paintings are quite realistic, […]
I cannot stress enough how much of a foodie paradise Melbourne is. Take for instance the multitude of ethnic restaurants. Just walk along the streets in the central business district and your thirst for fancy cuisine will be satisfied. For those hungry for Mediterranean food, there are Italian and Greek precincts that cater to your […]