Auckland - can truly be called a city.
Auckland - view from the Sky-Tower.
Aaaa! I'm standing on glass!
Even worse! I'm leaning on glass!
A view of the Sky-Tower you get for free.
Albert park, Auckland. A cripple tree...
Happy new Chinese year, Doron!
Sometimes when you get lost, the view makes up for it.
Stewart Island, Rakiura track.
Rakiura. We thought it was a shortcut?!
Rakiura, Devil's Island...?
Rakiura. Down inevitably means there's an ascent, damn it.
Stewart Island, where the Kiwis are abundant. At night. In the bushes, where no one can see them.
Here are random birds instead.
Rakiura, the track that killed me.
Rakiura day 2 - these legs are no longer meant for walking.
Flying back to Invercargill, Rakiuta 1 Our legs -4.
Dunedin, Mount Cargill.
Dunedin, view from the Signal hill.
Singer residence, Raoulia Cl. 5, Dunedin.
The place to rest our bleeding feet...
Dunedin, Speight's beer brewery. As usual, it all started with captain Cook.
Dunedin Botanic Gardens.
Seagulls on the Aramoana Mole, Dunedin.
The best seal occupying the Aramoana Mole, was selected from hundreds of candidates (or was it 100 photos of the same seal).
Aurora Romney studs. Fertility potential=255% (true figure).
Shearing. All your wool are belong to us!
David Robertson, our gracious sheep-guide.
Doron on the Moeraki boulders. Lucky for him it's low tide.
Dunedin rail station.
Te Anau, our Nissan Sunny is 16 yo.
Lake Te Anau, where beer was accompanied by fish and chips.
Milford sound, which is actually a fjord.
Here (still Milford s.) an obscure scene from LOTR was shot.
View of the Tasman sea.
Milford sound, Lady Bowen Falls.
The underwater world of the Milford sound.
The Chasm mini-track.
Doron looking at me looking at the mirror lakes.
Queenstown. View from Bob's peak.
The yummy platter at Finz. Queenstown.
Queenstown, the -5 bar.
-5, drink in style, drink from ice!
The 1st Kiwi we encountered.
Those ice benches are so comfy...
It's Nevis Bungee time!!!
View of "The Remarkables", it's BUNGEE TIME!
View from the rickety bridge we BUNGEEd from.
You might notice I enjoyed the bungee... Going a 2nd time!
The less exciting Nevis swing. Blah, blah highest in the world.
So bored on the Swing, unlike... BUNGEE.
Routburn. Anyone sees a dog here?
Taking it easier on the Routburn. Traveling light.
Routburn, a forbidden corner.
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!
Damn sheep, no longer blocking our way to Routburn.
Franz Josef, near the glacier.
Franz Josef, THE Glacier.
The Franz Josef glacier, is surprising made of ice.
The overcoat fits perfectly.
Doron, best kept in a dry, cool place.
No, it shouldn't be rotated 90 degrees. He's comfortably resting in the ice cave.
Wanaka Puzzling World. Marina in a maze.
Wanaka. Is the floor tilted 45 degrees? No, it must be Doron.
Wanaka. No illusion here, these are our actual sizes.
Wanaka. The Roman Toilet.
Punakaiki, the pancake rocks.
Some more pancakes.
A weka. Referred to as a Kiwi till we found out Kiwis are nocturnal.
"Well la-di-da". Charleston adventure caving and glow worms.
Charleston stalactites (-mites).
Charleston. Look it's limestone!
Pretty stalactites. They are holding tight to the ceiling (according to our guide).
Stand here and smile!
Beautiful opening in the cave...
On our way to Taupo.
One of the 4 possible views of the Huka Falls.
Another view of the Huka falls.
Something went terribly wrong with this tree... It's angry at me.
Lake near the Huka falls.
The thinker. I didn't ask him to pose he's enjoying it, can't you tell?
Amazing Lava glassblowing workshop near Taupo.
"Rock and Rope" for all your circus needs.
Posing for the camera.
Doron, a natural acrobat.
The rickety bridge.
A less rickety log.
Doron, my hero, made it to the trapeze.
Last view of the Huka.
Rotorua, the Lady Nox instant "just add soap" geyser. Before soap.
Wai-O-Tapu geothermal wonderland. The stinky lake.
Closely followed by the inferno crater.
Wai-O-Tapu, pan-fry lake. Doron enjoying the fresh air.
Looks like Doomsday to me. Wai-O-Tapu.
There's a bird drinking water at PH~2.
Easy on the eyes, harsh on the nose.
Enjoying the smell.
Even smellier mud ponds.
Rotorua Agroventures park. I can fly!
Doron, the flying man.
Best photo of the trip.
WaiMungo geothermal park. Should we go there?
WaiMungo, these are healthy colors, right?
Some sulfur terraces for your smelling pleasure.
Huge trouts, Rotorua wildlife centre.
New Zealand pigeon, it wears a wife-beater!
A friendly eel.
Kea, the best bird on the entire planet.