Monday, January 5, 2009

New Zealand 123....

New Zealand... waited so long... finally, we had make it there...

It was a pleasant trip for all of us.. we met our friend Kelvin & Constance, whom we knew from our trip to Europe in year 2007. They followed their parents and migrate to NZ since very young... so they're Kiwi too :)

Here is a recap of our fantastic trip.... :P

Travel date = 9 - 30 December 2008 (21 Days)
Total travel Millage = 4736 km


In general, New Zealand is worth a visit... South island is much more beautiful than North Island!!!

Auckland from Mt Eden...


One Tree Hill.... I love the sky...

see the tree at the back.. chopped..
Harbour bridge

Rotorua Museum
Hangi Food... yummy.. it is actually very healthy food..
Maori Performance...

you know what is this mean? Maori believe this is their protector which will protect their home....This is how they cook the Hangi food.. using the natural steaming...
very hot.. becareful...
the famous Pohutu Geyser...


frying pan....

can you see the sulfur??

mud pool... is boiling...
Champange Pool... I love this very much!!!

Napier.. just dropping by only...
tot tot plant.. so tall.. taller than me... black swan..
the night view of Wellington from Mt Victoria
Cruise from Wellington to Picton... very cold... coz no sun



Golden Bay.... Morning when we pass by this lookout coz is rainny day we though there is nothing and why the ppl make a lookout at this place.. but when we come back it is a good weather and is so beautiful here...
meh... meh....

grapes....
wine yark...
moo... moo...


pancake rocks...
they're our friends...
the back is Franz Josef Glacier..
yahoo... we are going to walk on the glacier...
the boot is too heavily.. i am the last one..
we on the ice... yipee
keep moving please...
ice...
cool man...
hehe...
old roman style toilet....
Queenstown..
sunset.. but the weather not so good...
gorgeous
lord of the ring tour...
this is where lord Jeremy was killed...
having our breakfast at Paradise...
can you see this is the place in the movie???
we are going to paradise oh...
maybe this is the smallest library i had ever seen
look at the opening hours.. just one hr in a week... funny!!
The Remarkable... this is one of the LOTR scene... Two days ago there is no snow on top of the mountain.. just because the day before is too cold and rainning the whole day, it was only 5-6 degree C in the day time and 3 C in the night.. that why we able to see snow the next morning.. is good tooo....
ice... we can't believe in summer we still able to touch ice...

all the top is snow...

this is how the road we travel... :) just part of it lah... don't worry..

the cows is so happy to have such beautiful grasses to eat right?
mirror mirror in the lake.. tell me who is the most beautiful lady in the world..
milford sound... they said 50% of the time, this place is raining.. but we were lucky to be here on a sunny day...
you can see rainbow always here....

ice arch???
we are so near to nature....
this is a Kea bird.. also is their native bird...
look at the tree.. they fight very hard with the south wind all year round...

this is a young meh meh...
not sure is a seal or a sea lion... haha they are both smelly... also this is not at zoo.. is all wild life...

we at the southest of NZ
fairy tale.....

Royal Albatross.. the biggest bird in the world.. want to know how big there are?
this is how big they are... 3 meter long...
this is really fresh and yummy salmon i have ever eat....

lake tekapo
i don't know what is this.. one of their native animal...
we visited our friend is Christchurch during Christmas Eve and Christmas.. we went to their church for Christmas celebration and service too...
why you look at me??
Merino.. I bough one of the clothes made from their fur....
little blue penguins...
see i got botties...
i'm very scare in fact... we are on top of skytower of Auckland...
night view...

dolphins... guides told us when they happy.. they will jump... :)
they come so near to our cruise...
they are happy...
Hole in the rock...
surpass it???
we did it....
this is a yummy home cook dinner at our Uncle's house in Auckland..... only 4 of us having dinner and they cook so much...
this is their farm at the back of their house...
this is our uncle house...
Uncle and Aunty... Thank you for your hospitality...

2 comments:

may said...

nice view, nice shoot

alvin said...

Wow... didn't notice, you actually went to South Island as well. Nice shots!

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