Sunny Nelson Harbour and Tahuna Beach, Kahurangi Park in far distance
Motueka at Wangapeka Bridge, downstream
Neudorf Winery, Mt. Arthur in background
On the way to Perry Saddle Hutt, Heaphy Track
Dragons' Teeth at Sunset from Perry Saddle Hut
Perry Saddle, first night on the Heaphy Track
Linda, loaded down
Breck on the trail
Looking back across the Gouland Downs to Perry Saddle
Breakfast in Saxons Hut
Saxon's Hut, second night on the Heaphy Track
Endangered Powelliphanta snail
500,000,000 year old rocks in the Monument Creek area, Heaphy Track
The MacKay Hut, third night on the Heaphy Track
Linda negotiating suspension bridge over the Heaphy River below Lewis Hut
Magnificent old Rata tree near Lewis Hut
Wood Pidgeon (nearly the size of a small turkey!)
Heaphy Hut, fourth night on the Heaphy Track
Dinner inside the Heaphy Hut
The Heaphy Mouth looking upstrean to limestone cliffs
Sunset at the Heaphy Mouth
Scott's Beach, near the end of the Heaphy Track
Curious New Zealand signs
We made it! End of the Heaphy Track at Kohaihai...~50 miles in 5 days
Relaxing at the Mapua Smokehouse
Start of the Abel Tasman Track, Marahau
California Quail. Female (left) has been taking a sand "bath".
View from our room at Old MacDonald's Farm
Our more upscale "hut"
Kayaking, Fisherman's Island beach, Abel Tasman Park
Kayaking, Abel Tasman Park
Happy sunning seal
Sunset on Nelson from Marahau (from our dinner table at Hooked on Marahau!)
New Zealand in context: pasture, logged plantation land, and remote conservation land.
Beech Forest, waterfall at Lewis Pass
200' waterfall near Lewis Pass
Sunset over Maruia Springs, Lewis Pass
Muria Hot Springs Lodge in Lewis Pass
Akaroa Harbour from near the pass
Oinako B&B (Greg and Theresa hosts). Our room far upper left.
More curious New Zeland signs. The warning is nice.
Goldfinch? at Purple Peak Pass, Akaroa
Stoney Peak over Akaroa Harbour
Akaroa from Stoney Peak. One of our most favorite places in New Zealand!
What it's all about.
Dinner at Bully Hayes, Akaroa Harbour
Sunset over Akaroa
Birdlings Flat beach motif
The Ruptured Duck lives!
Christchurch from Dyers Pass (looking west)
Lyttleton from Dyers Pass (looking east)
Southern Encounter Aquarium with Dave and Carol
Christchurch Boys High - nothing has changed.
The Fountain at Hagley Park
Two very lucky people!