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Akaroa New Zealand

French Connection: Akaroa article for Journey magazine

New Zealand is a gorgeous country. It’s a country of marching glaciers, soaring white peaks and plunging green valleys. But it’s also a country of quieter scenic pleasures, such as Akaroa.

This small coastal town on the south island is like a little piece of France on the other side of the world. Here you can sit over breakfast baguettes or a bowl of snails in the cafes and walk along rues to distinctly French looking cottages. But you can also explore a distant volcano, a watery inlet home to dozens of dolphins – and one very weird “giant’s” house.

Check out my article in Journey magazine to find out more.