Visions of Northland (Visions of New Zealand series)
Rich in history and culture, Northland is an unspoilt subtropical playground, filled with giant sand dunes, sparkling blue waters, deep inlets, mangrove-filled estuaries and enormous forests of ancient kauri trees. This insider's look is written by Donna Blaber, a well established author who uses her wide breadth of knowledge to guide readers on riveting routes throughout Northland. More
The scenery of New Zealand's Northland region is breathtaking. Coastal forest clings to windswept cliffs over golden beaches, deep green rivers swirl through fertile valleys, and rolling hills, tamed into pasture, go wild given the slightest opportunity. Rich in history and culture, Northland is an unspoilt subtropical playground, filled with giant sand dunes, sparkling blue waters, deep inlets, mangrove-filled estuaries and enormous forests of ancient kauri trees. There's an endless range of water-based adventure activities on offer, from sailing and game fishing to dolphin swimming, diving, and hiking. This book, written by New Zealand author Donna Blaber, gives a true insider's look at Northland. Having previously written several guidebooks about New Zealand, Donna is now using her wide breadth of knowledge to guide readers on a captivating journey of discovery and adventure. Each chapter can be read as a stand alone travel article, and explores a different highway touring route, providing great ideas on what to do and see. Donna's years of experience working as a road trip editor for a popular NZ car magazine and as the roving editor of a NZ motorhome mag, teamed with years of independent travel and authorship of several popular New Zealand travel guides makes this book a must-read for anyone planning to travel New Zealand by road. Join Donna on her adventures as she explores the beauty of Northland, meets quirky local characters, and reveals all her favourite places to stay, as well as the best places to eat, both on and off the beaten track.