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New Zealand 2002

- traveling from 8 to 8 -


Greetings , Hajo




Messages and News 


March 8th , 2002 : the trip is over !

Time to go into the "hamster-wheel" again :-)






Here comes the gallery. Click on the thumbnails to expand:
 

Six-thirty in the morning 
 ... and a final jump to Auckland
(1. 2002-02-10)

Northland




Northland rain forests 
 Do you remember "The Piano" ?
(2. 2002-02-11)


Lavishly blooming landscape
 On the way to the "Bay of Islands"
(3. 2002-02-11)


A day behind the windshield
 Low clouds & heavy rain at 26 degrees
(4. 2002-02-12)


Deserted Ninety Mile Beach 
 ... and Hokianga monster dunes
(5. 2002-02-12)


Tane Mahuta = "God of the forest" 
 No binoculars required on the search for Kauri trees
(6. 2002-02-13)


From Oponami to Helensville 
 A rural trip - sit back & relax
(7. 2002-02-13)

Coromandel & Bay of Plenty 



Instead of Auckland ... Thames
 A typical Kiwi small town: main road, shops, butcher, bank, ...
(8. 2002-02-14)


Coromandel Peninsula 
 surrounded by Gulf of Hauraki and Pacific Ocean
(9. 2002-02-14)


Cathedral Cove 
 best visited at low tide
(10. 2002-02-14)



An afternoon at Hahei beaches 
 with a well temperatured Chardonay !
(11. 2002-02-15)





A smell of sulfur : Rotorua 
 You should have a durable nose :-)
(12. 2002-02-15)


The geyser's voice 
 The monster only sleeps
(13. 2002-02-15)


Energy from the earth 
 ... "cultivated" on Weirakei geothermal power plant  
(14. 2002-02-15)

Central
Plateau
 



Around Lake Taupo
 
 In advance of a sunny weekend
(15. 2002-02-15)




The three volcanos 
 Mt. Tongariro, Mt. Ngauruhoe & Mt. Ruapehu
(16. 2002-02-16)





Close to Mount Ruapehu 
 Last major eruption in 1996
(17. 2002-02-16)




Kiwi Sunday activities
 It has a lot to do with water ...
(18. 2002-02-17)




Taupo Bungy
 "Wanna have it dry, dipping or drowning ?"
(19. 2002-02-17)


East Coast
 




Reaching the East Coast
 With White Island in view
(20. 2002-02-17)





Tradition and faith
 in peaceful coexistence
(21. 2002-02-18)





Secluded ways to the cape
 It is Maori territory
(22. 2002-02-18)





Jody F. Millennium
 Ran aground two weeks in front of Gisborne
(23. 2002-02-18)




Napier - Art Deco
 Rebuilt from scratch after earthquake 1931
(24. 2002-02-19)




Delicious Hawkes Bay 
 Wineries and orchards
(25. 2002-02-19)




Coastside impressions 
 Ever been in California ?
(26. 2002-02-19)


Wellington & Marlborough
 



Road south 

 Heading towards Wellington 
(27. 2002-02-20)




Wellington 

 seen from Berkeley heights 
(28. 2002-02-21)




To the waterfront 

 Port of Wellington 
(29. 2002-02-21)




Where the suburbs are ...

 Sunny Kapiti Beach  
(30. 2002-02-21)




Launch and retrieve 

 If no port or docks are available 
(31. 2002-02-21)




Ferry to South Island 

 crossing windy Cook Strait 
(32. 2002-02-23)




Marlborough Sounds 

 Not to smoke, but to enjoy 
(33. 2002-02-23)


Nelson and Surroundings





Kite surfing 

 close to Nelson 
(34. 2002-02-23)





Gate to Abel Tasman National Park 
 Kaiteriteri 
(35. 2002-02-27)





What food is all about 
 A very broad variety
(36. 2002-02-27)





Waiting for the fish 
 ... to come 
(37. 2002-02-27)





From sunrise to sunset 
 between blue skies and sea 
(38. 2002-02-27)



West Coast







Passing Buller Gorge 
 from Nelson to Westport 
(39. 2002-02-28)





"Welcome" with heavy rain 
 to the wild west 
(40. 2002-02-28)





West Coast Surf 
 Along the coast highway 
(41. 2002-02-28)





Pancake Rocks 
 The force of the tides
(42. 2002-02-28)





Sleeping Hokitika 
 "Wild Foods Festival" ahead 
(43. 2002-02-28)





Driftwood creatures 
 Between Gillespies beach and Bruce Bay 
(44. 2002-03-01)





Westland loneliness
 About 100 km to get new fuel ...
(45. 2002-03-01)



Southern Alps





Mountains in sight
 Mt. Cook, Mt. Tasman and all the others 
(46. 2002-03-02)





Fox Glacier 
 Heading to the seaside 
(47. 2002-03-02)





Following Haast river 
 ... and leaving the coast 
(48. 2002-03-02)





Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea 
 Deep blue waters 
(49. 2002-03-02)





Reaching Central Otago 
 Electricity , fruits & wines 
(50. 2002-03-02)



South Island East Coast





Sunbathing sea lions 
 at Cannibal Bay :-) 
(51. 2002-03-03)





What water and wind do 
 south from Dunedin 
(52. 2002-03-03)





Downtown Dunedin 
 World's most southern University City
(53. 2002-03-03)





Moeraki Boulders 
 "Who" has made them ?
(54. 2002-03-03)




Last time on the road again
 There are plenty of signs ...

(55. 2002-03-03)





Goodbye from NZ skies
 Flight from Christchurch to Auckland
(56. 2002-03-04)



 Leaving the Kiwis and turning towards ...


Singapore





Crossing Australian deserts
 followed by the Java sea
(57. 2002-03-04)





There are many gods ...
 which are served
(58. 2002-03-05)





Singapore business district

 which most visitors see ...
(59. 2002-03-06)





Orchad Road
 which every tourist visits :-) 
(60. 2002-03-06)





Shopomaniac's decathlon
 You need easily several days 
(61. 2002-03-06)





Everything on stock !
 for nearly every price
(62. 2002-03-06)





Its time for some food 
 Have far east or western fast food ?
(63. 2002-03-06)





The other type of shopping 
 It needs stamina to negotiate prices
(64. 2002-03-07)





Where all the millions live 
 A trip around with the "Massively Rapid Train" , MRT
(65. 2002-03-07)





Famous "beds" 

 The Raffles & The Fullerton
(66. 2002-03-07)





Goodbye - till next year 
 The story continues ...
(67. 2002-03-07)



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(   (c) February 2002 by Hans-Joachim Ermen , last update on  2002-03-08  )

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