New Zealand

March 2016

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

Walking on Mount Victoria in Wellington

Always changing landscape

On the Forgotten World Highway (SH 43)

Sheepherd on their way to another pasture

One of the last remaining petrol stations near Riverton

Lake Wakatipu

Alexandra 1994...

... and 2016

Historical steam ship TSS Earnslaw in Queenstown

Arrowtown, our favourite place on South Island with US East Coast flair

Lake in Cromwell

The city is surrounded by vineyards

We stayed in one of these houses near Cromwell

In Bluff at the end of the world...

... only 4810 km to the South Pole

Lake Wanaka

In the rainforest near Haast

West coast of the South Island

Great White Heron


Franz Josef Glacier...

... and the long way towards the spot

Glacier water

At Lake Brunner

Shantytown near Greymouth

Fish & Chips in Nelson

Chateau Tongariro

Mount Ruapehu

Most of all we liked the Waitomo Glowworm Caves

champaign pool in Wai-o-tapu

In the Government Gardens...

... of Rotorua

Sulphure near Rotorua

At the Nugget Point

Happy Meal

On a farm in the middle of the North Island

Replaying a scene of the film "Hobbit" on the original location