There and Back Again: Part IV (South Island, New Zealand)

In 2014, Promega created a special incentive to reward field science consultants who help the scientific community take advantage of our on-site stocking program. The winners had to meet ambitious criteria to receive 2 round-trip tickets to anywhere in the world, a week of paid vacation and spending money. Our four winners from 2014 will share photos and stories about their journeys in a semi-regular Friday feature on the Promega Connections Blog.

Today’s travelogue is Part IV and the final installment of the adventures of Mica Zaragoza, a senior client rep in Chicago, IL, who used his award to travel to Australia and New Zealand.

26061846-Helix-Travel---Image-1-WEBQueenstown, New Zealand 

Walking out of our room into the open air, Queenstown instantly provided a lasting impression.  Nestled along Lake Wakatipu, watched over by the Remarkable Mountains, the city feels like Aspen on steroids—it’s no wonder there’s such an international pull for young travelers and skiers.

We jumped right into exploring with a gondola ride. This photo is my best attempt at capturing Queenstown from high above. Continue reading “There and Back Again: Part IV (South Island, New Zealand)”