Catch Yourself a River Prawn

“Hurl yourself out of a plane, swim in a lake that’s bigger than Singapore and catch Malaysian prawns,” Joleen Lunjew writes for The Malaysia Star. “Welcome to the Great Lake Taupo.” “What’s so great about catching Malaysian prawns, you might ask? Even when we are in a different country, it is always nice to have certain things that remind us of home. I was quite tickled when I heard that the Huka Prawn Park, New Zealand’s only prawn park, breeds Macrobrachium rosenbergii, otherwise known as the Giant Malaysian River Prawn. I just had to see it for myself.”


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Six of the Best Adventures in New Zealand

Six of the Best Adventures in New Zealand

“Whether you prefer a stomach-dropping free fall or a calf-burning rock ascent, New Zealand has no shortage of hair-raising adventures for those with a head for heights,” Justin Meneguzzi writes for…