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Off the beaten path: New Zealand

New Zealand, or Aoetaroa in Maori, the only country with the right to put Hobbit-related images on its currency, the place where the commercial bungee jumping initiated, the home to kiwi and kakapo birds, and to the wild and diverse flora and fauna, is an amazing destination for the off the beaten path travel. You can explore mountains, lakes, glaciers, geysers, volcanoes, learn about Maori culture, see some weird and unusual modern day creations, like Moniac machine or the largest Tesla coil in the world, and plenty more.

Electrum - the largest Tesla coil in the world

Electrum is the largest Tesla coil in the world in Kaukapakapa, New Zealand. It is a four-story tall tower, which outputs over 3 million volts.

Moeraki boulders

Moeraki boulders are huge spherical stones with a diameter up to 2 meters, scattered along Otago coast, Moeraki village, New Zealand. There are plenty of theories about their origin, from crazy to…