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


Fantail


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