Backpacking in New Zealand: Larnach Castle New Zealand’s Only ‘Castle’

New Zealand’s ONLY Castle apparently is Larnach Castle, on the Otago Peninsula near Dunedin. I was aware that it probably wouldn’t be that old, given the fact that New Zealand itself is a relatively new country, but on arrival in Dunedin I booked myself on a tour out to it. I booked the tour from Read more about Backpacking in New Zealand: Larnach Castle New Zealand’s Only ‘Castle’[…]

DUN – EDIN / EDIN – BURGH: Same City, Different Hemisphere *

The question “Which Scottish settlement is Dunedin named after?” would have an obvious answer…and from the Scottish capital city of EDIN- Burgh, we find ourselves in Dun – EDIN. The “Burgh” obviously translating itself somehow as the word “Dun” in either Maori or Kiwi speak. Either way it wasn’t an obvious place for me to Read more about DUN – EDIN / EDIN – BURGH: Same City, Different Hemisphere *[…]

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