Tag Archives: Wellington

Taste testing along the way

Wellington’s Ortega’s Fish Shack & Bar came with high recommendations, so we knew we’d get a great meal.  We don’t usually disagree, but we did disagree on fish that night.  One of us loves salmon and would always order salmon … Continue reading

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There’s more than one way to catch a flight

We know that many people who visit New Zealand come here specifically because they saw “The Lord of the Rings” movies that have been filmed here. We read “The Hobbit” aloud to our children when they were younger and went … Continue reading

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Wellingtonians

We stood on a street corner by Molly Malone’s waiting.  A car pulled up. The driver and passenger waved to us. We opened the door hesitantly.  “Duncan?” we said, and, when he smiled and said yes, we piled into the … Continue reading

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Answer: Sea and wind. Question: What two words define Wellington, NZ?

Everywhere we went in Wellington, New Zealand we knew we were near the sea.   Houses perched on high hills to better see the deep blue water.   A road circled the harbour with little to block a good view.  The waters’ … Continue reading

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