Walking the South Island

Berni Moestafa, contributor from Jakata, walks part of the South Island. “New Zealand has many faces. It is a sub-tropical forest with lush ferns and unusual old trees, or a strip of perfect white beach, an underground world of moist … caves; not just about mountains and lakes. There is much to see for a country about twice the size of Java. A third of the land is protected and despite much … wilderness the country is free of dangerous and poisonous animals, all this means to communicate … which the country benefits through a well-developed tourism industry.


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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…