To get to know a new culture, one needs to know the products (and services) they consume.
Feeling indeed lucky to work part time in a Kiwi Supermarket selling all sorts of General Merchandise. Meeting the gentle Kiwi colleagues and customers . Stacking the Shelves with Goods and tidying them up at night could not have a deeper meaning.
To end the post,as someone said, its not the destination,but the journey that matters more