Swimming With Hector

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April 24th 2012
Published: June 23rd 2017
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Geo: -45.0977, 170.971Because we had only seen about 5 million penguins (complete with excessive amounts of guano) during our trip to Antarctica a couple of years ago, we decided we had to stop in Oamaru for another application of penguin viewings. To be fair, these were different, and relatively rare penguins- the Yellow Eyed Penguin, and the Little Blue Penguin. Penguins are the puppies of the b... Read Full Entry

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9th May 2012

Too bad they weren't Pearls ! They're huge. They make for quite the obstacle course as well....
9th May 2012

I didn't know that there were so many types of Penguins !!
9th May 2012

WOW! They appear to be very animated in that part of the world....
9th May 2012

Cool. I've actually never seem one before ! Thanks : )
9th May 2012

Its weird I forgot that there weren't any black swans in Canada. It is rare that we see any white swans down here. They may look beautiful but they can be vicious!
9th May 2012

Beautiful landscape. Looks like a painting.
9th May 2012

Amazing what a wonderful experience!
10th May 2012

Hello guys,Really fun to read your stories.. Glad to see that the French culture is slowly conquering the world.. Even in NZ you can find a baguette.. Do not worry, it is just a matter of time for the Lido and good wine to get there.. ....u
nless the American culture finally gets the best out of the French.. Touche on that Vic !
12th May 2012

The formidable-looking beast atop the car may be just the thing to frighten the voracious deer away from our property. And, of course, the neighbors would soon grow to love the avant-garde design of this lawn ornament. Wrap it up and send i
t home to us, please!

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