Auckland’s Top Five

“[Auckland] city’s charming, walkable neighbourhoods offer distinct architectural styles and settings, from the iconic clock tower at the University of Auckland, to the Victorian houses backing up to lush Albert Park, with its fig trees, bandstand, fountains, and statues,” Lea Lane writes for a Fox News piece entitled, ‘Auckland, New Zealand In 5’. Lane also recommends climbing Rangitoto for “panoramic views” of the harbour; goat osso bucco at Bistro on O’Connell Street; and a trip west of the city to the “scenic Waitakare region with rainforests, secluded beaches, and a wild coastline. The Art and Heritage Trail here links local artists’ studios and galleries.”


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Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

A celebration of the life and work of Sir Edmund Hillary in Calcutta on Saturday “remembered him with stories and anecdotes of not only as the mountaineer who became the first…