New Zealand

February 2016

Alexandra wished to travel to the end of the world for her 50th birthday this year.

Muriwai Beach, breeding grounds of a gannet colony

Farns are the national symbol of New Zealand

In a central park of Auckland

Typical buildings are made out of wood

Happy to stay again at our guest family from our last visit in 1999

The famous Kauri tree

This one looks like a Christmas tree


Near a farm on the North Island

Cemetary from the 19th century

Missionary station made out of Kauri wood

Cute overgrown wooden fence

Promenade of Russell at the Bay of Islands

Historical House Montpellier

Alexandra is fascinated by the gardens

Sparrows help themselves

Maori are the first inhabitants of New Zealand

Ceremonial rowing boat of the Maoris made out of a single Kauri tree

In the fjord Doubtful Sound

Fox Glacier

Mount Cook, highest peak on New Zealand with 3724 m

Mount Sefton

On the Hooker Trail in the Alps

Artificial lake in Otago

Famous railway station in Dunedin

Larnach Castle, the only castle on New Zealand

View to the Otago Peninsular

With Willow...

... and Duncan on our farm stay in Saddle Hill