Project 365: Day 26 – No penguins. No Kiwis. Cant complain.

27th July 2014 – Wellington, New Zealand

The kiwi was a recluse on a vacation

And the sea gulls already had their moment.
The penguins never bothered to say hi,
So I had to reluctantly seal my intent.
I said hi. - Wellington, New Zealand.

I said hi. – Wellington, New Zealand.

Yeoni, my CS host, felt like taking a good, long drive today. And since it was a Sunday, we did take a good, long drive. We drove all the way from Wellington, to Cape Palliser, which has a beautiful light house overlooking a cliff and some beautiful black, sand beaches.What we didn’t prepare for, was the wildlife. On the way, there was a notice to drive slowly for the penguins. Penguins! I have never come across one in real life!

Other animals I saw on my project365? Click here for Water buffaloes in India! 

A false alarm, as it turned out. There were no penguins anywhere on the scenic drive. But there were seals. Plenty of them. They stood on the side of the road, and almost smiled when I took pictures of them..

The smile sealed it for the day.

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About Abhi Surendran

Abhi quit his corporate job, and decided to immerse himself in travels, photography, occasional periods of bankruptcy, and copious amounts of insanity. He is currently working on a book of his experiences, and a dream road trip through South Asia. Both in a haphazard fashion. He blogs at Iamnothome and you can also catch him at times on Facebook and twitter.

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