Around Queenstown in A Day

Middle Earth aka New Zealand is indeed as mesmerizing and stunning as portrayed in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings.  A friend and I travelled through the South Island in 2011 and stayed for a week in Queenstown. Queenstown is as touristy as they come however waking up to the snow dusted mountains and sipping…

What’s in a Necklace?

You will notice the cover picture for the very first post on this blog is a shot of my neck with my Moari necklace. I had bought it couple of years ago in Rotorua in New Zealand. It wasn’t a causal purchase. I had spent a considerable amount of time in jade shops on that…