Well here I am again at the Auckland Zoo, I always enjoy this as the exhibits are very well arranged. Unfortunately some of the animals were not available ore easily accessible to photograph but this will improve within the next year. The staff were milling around making sure you didn’t get lost or loose the opportunity to see the exhibits and their knowledge of their … Continue reading Auckland Zoo
On Well the last two days were kind to me for the weather and also the venues that I went to. Kaikoura (which was hit by an earthquake in 2016) was an interesting site to visit to see the damage (and repair) to the area, the seabed has been raise up and the effects are quite stunning.. A walk along the beachfront gave a good … Continue reading Kaikoura & Christchurch.
After a couple of wet days in Dunedin it was time to head back to Springfield and a few days more friends. On the way back (even in the wet) I managed a stop at the Moeraki Boulders, which are over 60 million years old. Quite a sight! A night in Springfield saw the next day’s weather improve so off we headed to Arthur’ Pass, … Continue reading Dunedin & Arthur’s Pass
After spending a fantastic few days on the Fiordland it was then time to head down to Stewart Island for a couple of days to see what that had to offer, but first a night in Bluff. I was all geared up for a feast of Bluff Oysters but silly me didn’t account for it being the wrong season and also the whole of the industry had … Continue reading Stewart Island
Well our last few days we spent on Santa Cruz island with visits to see the giant Tortoise amongst an array of trips and the highlight was a kayak tour around the bay. This little fella above showed just how easy it was to swim on your side and poke fun of people. I am still at awe that you can get pelican, penguin and … Continue reading Santa Cruz and farewell Galapagos
Last post for the year as I go though the last few years of photos that I was fortunate to take on some of my trips. The sites that they are from are New Zealand, Kingfisher Bay and various spots around the Brisbane area. The lace monitor was a typical event that one should always be prepared for, (I was not) and had I had … Continue reading Memories of Past Photos