‘New Zealand – Land of the Long White Cloud’. Translated, this means ‘Aotearoa’ being the Maori name for New Zealand. As a city dweller, I’m often 'geographically challenged’ when it comes to escaping the city and fulfilling my desire to time lapse the New Zealand wilderness. Hence, this is my first time lapse of New Zealand landscapes. It is a compilation of my best material captured to date from various trips over the past year. The locations include the petrified sand dunes at Cape Rienga in the far north to the lush rain forests on Stewart Island in the deep south. There’s also a few lighthouses and other places in between, namely the pristine lakes of Central Otago, the rugged West Coast and the stunning geology on the Wairarapa Coast.
This picture from Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado has everything! Fall colors, massive sand dunes and snow capped mountains showcase this marvel of the West. Visiting here is an experience unlike anywhere else. Did you know you can sled down the dunes? Photo by National Park Service.
I feel as if I dig my hand into my chest, I will find nothing there. It’s a cold thought to feel numb. So chilly inside my soul. If I could imagine a world inside of me it would be never ending snow dunes and a chaotic blizzard. Wind blowing, whistling, freezing you to the bone. A sure case of frost bite after a few minutes of trying to make it through. I’m sitting here @ 5:30 am trying to figure out why I can’t feel. I know how I ended up like this but I can’t feel the pain from that either. I can’t feel me now and I can’t feel me then. I can’t even find temporary feelings. I don’t understand what’s happening to me. I can’t ..