Wednesday, November 10, 2010
The Two Best Cruise Destinations 3/3
indigenous Polynesian people that was decimated by diseases brought by the British or in battle with them, during New Zealand's "colonization" in the 19th century.
The Dunedin urban area lies on the central-eastern coast of Otago, surrounding the head of Otago Harbour. The harbour and hills around Dunedin are the remnants of an extinct volcano. That is the reason for the beautiful and dramatic scenery surrounding this city. We drove to a cliff in one extremity of this extinct volcano and I had time to take a picture and take in this nature's gift. When I came back home I decided to capture what I saw and experienced in Dunedin on a canvas. I never had done any kind of painting in my life... but I decided to give it a try. Bought a large blank canvas and painted the image I captured in Dunedin.
Well, you can judge the result, but the truth is that my trip to New Zealand gave me the inspiration to start painting and now it's my passion and my favorite hobby!
Well, after Dunedin we were supposed to go into the