Monday, December 23, 2013

More from Akaroa, NZ

Greg and I walked up a steep street to a tourist attraction called the Giant's House.  The house and gardens are built on a beautiful hill overlooking the bay.  I think you'll find the whimsical giant structures, decorated with mosaics of pottery pieces to be enchanting.  This was a little girl's dream to create this fantasy garden, and she made it come true! 

We walked back down to the waterfront, finished up a bit more shopping, and then boarded the tender to get back to the ship.  The color of the water was so memorable...couldn't stop taking pictures to try to capture the beauty around us.  That afternoon, the clouds rolled out, the sun warmed us up, and it was a treat to hang out on the ship's deck and soak it all in. 

Again, this was my favorite port...would loved to have had more time here. 


  1. Love, love, love the color of the water!

    The garden looks like a fun and delightful place to wander.

  2. Sounds like a wonderful trip! Great memories, eh? Have a Merry Christmas, Nancy!