On any given day, the echoes of children running and calling out to each other as they race around the playground are fun to see as we walk alongside. What makes this area stand out even further is the outdoor art providing shade over the playground in the form of a Pohutukawa tree made from… Continue reading Weekend Walk – The Strand Reserve – Tauranga
Starting off my walking series with a park that is a destination and a place I pass through to go further afield to visit family and friends.
Mauao - “caught in the light of the day”. As many of you know, I head up Mauao [the Mount] regularly though not recently. Watching the sun ignite into another day I think is so life-affirming. Then there is so much more to this iconic mountain than enjoying the views and climbing it. As with many… Continue reading The Legend of Mauao [Mt Maunganui]
Isn't it the bee's knees when turning a street corner and receiving an eye full of incredible street art?
Wanting a breath of fresh air and a stroll, I quickly change into more appropriate clothing, jeans with jacket, boots and head out the door before the weather changes once again. With no planned direction whatsoever, I turn left. After a block or two, I decide to visit a favourite haunt, the local Art Gallery.… Continue reading Tauranga Art Gallery