New Zealand


Oriental bay wellington new zealand. 4
This is part of a series called ‘A sonnet to the world’, which I have been working on. You can read about the project here. The idea is to write a 14-line Shakespearean Sonnet for every country I visit (and hopefully and eventually, the whole world). And this one is for New Zealand. In Auckland, the cold winds pierced my skin, And the night lights swayed my senses high. And while the city slept with a breezy grin, The forlorn needle pierced the forgotten sky.   In Taupo, the lake stretched out in miles Or maybe it was the decline […]

A Sonnet to New Zealand


Christchurch chess game
This was the 29th post (Day 29) of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here. 30th July 2014 – Christchurch, New Zealand Beyond the construction sites, and the debris lying around, Beyond […]

Chess after an Earthquake: Christchurch, New Zealand


Christchurch sunset 2
This was the 28th post (Day 28) of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here. 29th July 2014 – Christchurch, New Zealand Light has found a long-lost friend, And the shadows now […]

Chasing twilight in Hagley Park: Christchurch, New Zealand



Picton ferry crossing new zealand
This was the 27th post (Day 27) of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here. 28th July 2014 – Picton, New Zealand The lack of protein has begun to show And the nicotine doesn’t […]

Crossing from the North to the South: Picton, New Zealand


Cape palliser seals
This was the 26th post (Day 26) of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here. 27th July 2014 – Wellington, New Zealand The kiwi was a recluse on a vacation And the […]

The Seals of Cape Palliser: Wellington, New Zealand


Oriental bay wellington new zealand. 2
This was the 25th post (Day 25) of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here. 26th July 2014 – Wellington, New Zealand The early bird caught the sunrise. The golden arches, into […]

Sunrise at Oriental Bay: Wellington, New Zealand



huka falls hdr taupo
This was the 24th post (Day 24) of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here. 25th July 2014 – Taupo, New Zealand Beyond pine trees, and timber forests, the water flowed home, […]

HDR photography at the Huka Falls: Taupo, New Zealand


Mcdonalds in airplane taupo
This was the 23rd post (Day 23) of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here. 24th July 2014 – Taupo, New Zealand Maybe it was the lake, stretched out in miles Or […]

A McDonalds in an Airplane: Taupo, New Zealand   Recently updated !


Britomart ferry terminal auckland
This was the 22nd post (Day 22) of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here.   23rd July 2014 – Auckland, New Zealand The hangovers came again. Like unwanted visitors. As you sow, so […]

Clicking at the Britomart: Auckland, New Zealand



Auckland needle in the sky
This was the 21st post (Day 21) of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here. 22nd July 2014 – Auckland, New Zealand The cold winds pierced my skin, And the city lights pierced […]

Night Photography in Auckland, New Zealand


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This was the first post of an entire year-long series, which I named ‘Project 365′. The idea was simple enough: travel for a full year and document every day of it, in the form of a daily picture and poem. I am still working on a book of this year-long travel, but till then, enjoy all the posts here. You can check out the daily posts in the details below or jump to the final day of the project by clicking here. 1st July 2014 – Singapore From dust we rose and to dust we shall go And dust is […]

Project 365: Day 0 – The beginning