NZ’s Beauty Garners Tongue-in-Cheek Buzzfeed Response

New Zealand, and why travellers should think twice before visiting, features in a tongue-in-check tourism photo essay on Buzzfeed. The image above of Mt Aoraki mirrored on Lake Matheson is just “urgh”.

“The second you land here, you’re exposed to the horrible views the country has to offer” and Milford Sound’s “mediocre sunsets.”

Including 27 striking photographs, each headed with a reason not to travel south, New Zealand, or “Australia Jr.” “should be off your off your bucket list,” according to Nick Wray.

Or, definitely not.

Original article by Nick Wray, Buzzfeed, March 3, 2015.

Photo by Loïc Lagarde.


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National Geographic On An Epic Drive Through New Zealand

National Geographic On An Epic Drive Through New Zealand

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