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
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
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
Well folks here we are on San Cristobal Island, the first stop of the tour. We left Quito on a short flight 45min to Guayaquil (a coastal airport) to pick up more passengers for the Galapagos. 1.1/2 hrs later saw us on San Cristobal and the capital Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on the southern tipoff the island. We were met by our guide Ernesto and after a quick … Continue reading Galapagos……….