by: Buzz Burrell
NEW ZEALAND (“Aotearoa” in Maori) is a fabled recreation destination. Everyone you know has been there or wants to go. Including you.
One week into our 3 1/2 week trip to New Zealand this January, my companion said, “I can see why people want to move here.” Indeed: great beaches, mountains, lakes, food, wine, and people – what’s there not to like?
Well, maybe hoards of Sandflies, but everything else is top-notch. So where to go and how to do it? Here’s a few hints from my third trip to the land of the Long White Cloud – –