We took this shot from one of the "tunnels" that the conservationists built to let us tourists peek in without disturbing the penguins. It's really very well put together - I mean, we were within a few feet of this little guy and he didn't know we were there until someone dropped their bag.
In Search of The Penguins March 10th 2006 With our last few days in New Zealand, we took our car down the south east coast to the otago peninsula. The journey had one purpose (in my mind)- to see as many penguins, albatross, sea lions, and fur seals as possible. Well, the dream came true, and we were psyched to be up close, seeing these amazing sea mammals and birds in nature.
We stayed at a place called Larnach Castle, which the locals ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Otago » Central Otago The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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We're doing a 3 month honeymoon that's actually ...well... before the wedding - due to logistical difficulties. We're excited to kick off on Feb 22nd!... full info