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June 27th 2009
Published: July 3rd 2009
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After enjoying a 3-hour cruise through the stunning scenery of the Marlborough Sounds and across Cook Strait, we arrived in Wellington on the North Island. Windy Welly certainly lived up to its name when we were there, treating us to a mixture of rain, hail, snow & strong gales. Despite the weather though, we managed to catch the cable car from Lambton Quay up to the Botanic Gardens where we had s... Read Full Entry



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Lady Knox geyserLady Knox geyser
Lady Knox geyser

Wai-O-Tapu, Rotorua
Frying Pan FlatFrying Pan Flat
Frying Pan Flat

Wai-O-Tapu, Rotorua
Champagne PoolChampagne Pool
Champagne Pool

Wai-O-Tapu, Rotorua
The Devils BathThe Devils Bath
The Devils Bath

Wai-O-Tapu, Rotorua
Dee at Inferno CraterDee at Inferno Crater
Dee at Inferno Crater

Waimangu volcanic valley, Rotorua
Echo Crater and Frying Pan LakeEcho Crater and Frying Pan Lake
Echo Crater and Frying Pan Lake

The largest hot spring in the world at Waimangu volcanic valley, Rotorua
Lake RotomahanaLake Rotomahana
Lake Rotomahana

seen from Waimangu volcanic valley
Pikirangi Maori villagePikirangi Maori village
Pikirangi Maori village

at Te Puia, Rotorua
Bubbling mud poolsBubbling mud pools
Bubbling mud pools

at Te Puia in Whakarewarewa geothermal valley, Rotorua
Dee at Pohutu geyserDee at Pohutu geyser
Dee at Pohutu geyser

Te Puia, Rotorua
Christ in a Maori cloak walking on Lake RotoruaChrist in a Maori cloak walking on Lake Rotorua
Christ in a Maori cloak walking on Lake Rotorua

St Faith's Anglican church, Ohinemutu
Creek at the Wairere FallsCreek at the Wairere Falls
Creek at the Wairere Falls

in the Kaimai Ranges near Matamata
Wairere Falls in the Kaimai RangesWairere Falls in the Kaimai Ranges
Wairere Falls in the Kaimai Ranges

With a vertical drop of 150m, it's the highest waterfall in the North Island
HobbitonHobbiton
Hobbiton

located on a sheep farm in Matamata
Sheep shearing!Sheep shearing!
Sheep shearing!

It was probably inevitable that we'd see it at some point!
Green Shell Mussels from the Marlborough SoundsGreen Shell Mussels from the Marlborough Sounds
Green Shell Mussels from the Marlborough Sounds

We couldn't believe how big they were - and they're really green!
The CavemanThe Caveman
The Caveman

Sebastien Chabal of France



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