“Not all those who wander are lost”

J.R.R. Tolkien

Hi there, thanks for stopping by!

My name is Kristie and welcome to Blonde & Blistered, a site for me to share some of my favourite photos and stories as I navigate my way through various adventures.

Having always had a passion for photography, I am never far from a camera. Nature and landscapes are my favourite things to photograph, and I’m always fascinated by this wild world around us.

Join me as I explore the beauty of our amazing planet!

Latest from the Blog

Nature Files: Muriwai Gannet Colony

As an Alberta Girl living in New Zealand, I’ve been fortunate to enjoy a few unique experiences in this little country in the middle of nowhere. And one of my favourites was visiting the Muriwai Gannet Colony located about an hours drive from downtown Auckland.  Gannets are fascinating birds. They’re about twice as big as … Continue reading Nature Files: Muriwai Gannet Colony