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Camping Out

Our first night camping in Taumarunui

Wellington, North Island

Statue at Wellington Museum

Britton Motorcycle

The famous "Britton" at Te Papa Museum, Wellington

Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo boats lined up in Wellington

Skipper of "Pirates of the Caribbean"

Paul Cayard, Skipper of the "Pirates of the Caribbean"

Under full sail

"Pirates" under sail for the race start

Cape Foulwind

Bruce and Jody of "CaVa" on Cape Foulwind walk


Which way do we go?

Pancake Rocks

View of the Pancake Rocks along the west coast of South Island

Lunch Stop

Lunch stop with Bruce and Jody at an airfield in town of Okarito

Franz Josef Glacier

Bruce and Robert at the Franz Josef Glacier, South Island

Franz Josef Glacier

Another view of the glacier

Sherpa Camerman

Robert filming the scenery at the Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier

Jody, Bruce and Robert at Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier

Jody, Robert and Elyse at the Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier

Crew of Iron Mistress at the glacier

Bridge at Lake Matheson

Feeling lucky, Robert walks the plank

Knight's Point Lookout

Lookout over the Tasman Sea

Lake Hawea

Lookout on road between Lake Hawea and Lake Wanaka

Crew of CaVa

Bruce and Jody at Lake Hawea


Crews of Iron Mistress and CaVa during a lunch break

Glendhu Bay

Cocktail hour at campsite on Lake Wanaka

Glendhu Bay

Campsite at Glendhu Bay, Lake Wanaka


Making a pitstop at a DOC campsite

Milford Sound

Late afternoon at beautiful Milford Sound

Milford Sound

Campsite at Milford Sound along the river

Local inhabitant

A local Kea enjoying a handout


The majestic waterfalls following heavy rains in Milford Sound

Slope Point

The southernmost point of the South Island, during a gale

Mt. Cook

The tallest mountain peak in the South Island

Mt. Cook

Spectacular views from our camping area

Distant Mountain Ranges

The Griffel and Crown Ranges in the distance

Church of the Good Shepherd

The Church of the Good Shepherd on Lake Tekapo

The Sheep were Everywhere!

A local sheep herder moving his herd along the roadway

Abel Tasman National Park

Anapai Bay along Highland Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Robert at Anapai Bay

Local Hippie Camper

Local campers in town of Kina, on the Tasman Bay

Harwood Lookout

Lookout along Marlborough Sound on the northern coast of South Island

Marlborough Sound

View of one of the numerous bays of the Marlborough Sound

McCormick's Bay

Overlooking McCormick's Bay in Marlborough Sound