Our New Zealand trip, Easter 2004 [click for larger photos]   ...Return home

Pristine motorhome (Christchurch)

Trundling along on the snowmobile

Morning snow on Mt Hutt

Looking upstream at Rakaia Gorge

Christchurch taxis

The Boatshed (20 years on)

Some motorhomes were bigger than ours

Peel Forest, on Rangitata River (and 90 cent ice creams!)

Alexei's night-time resting place

Meet the parents

The Church of the Good Shepherd (Lake Tekapo)

The morning 'sun' over Mt Cook

A very classy breakfast at the Hermitage

Anna's Titanic style (Tasman Glacier icebergs)

Going 'ashore' onto the iceberg

Alexei on ice

Pip and Anna fashion shoot

Bungee jumping at over $100 a pop!

A and A up high (Queenstown)

Anna at high speed on the Queenstown luge

Should have ordered the 360º bull bar

Where's the tin gone? (help!)

What on earth? (Korean jail, if you must know)

Aragorn's Cliff, A and A

Shotover River

An illegal mid-spin photographer's blur

The official photo

Yet another (very nice) LOTR shot

Ivan relocating the summit sign...

Grahame, Pip and our chartered Cessna

Ready for takeoff, Wanaka Airport

Mt Aspiring

Olivine Ice Plateau

The pilot is on the left!

Mitre Peak and the Footstool

Bowen Falls dwarfed by the surrounding 'hills'

Sea mist rolling into Sound

Signature fern, Haast Pass

Restricted passing places north of Haast

Anna soaking up the sun

Ivan (not driving we hope)

Co-pilot Alexei

Lake Matheson

Coastal sunset on Hokitika River

Combination vehicle/rail bridge

North of Greymouth

Hawks Crag Cutting

How on earth did they do it?

Pepper getting a good view

Pip concentrating...

Alexei and Anna enjoying each other

Very hairy (and organised) sheep at top of Buller River

Lake Rotoiti

Jetty at Lake Rotoiti

The water is deeeep, and clear!

Anna getting her feet wet

Alexei and Anna sorting photos

Picton Ferry trucks were small...

Leaving Picton Harbour

View of Queen Charlotte Sound

Getting comfortable in Embassy Theatre, Wellington

Low-flying cafe, on the road to Tongariro

The artist is Jeff Thompson

Whakapapa skifield, autumn

Defending the duck, Lake Rotorua

Huka Falls jet boat

Lake Ohakuri 'resort'

Pip and Ivan waiting for Diamond Geyser

The Orakei Korako ferry

Departing view of Lake Ohakuri

Rotorua Museum

Blue Baths, and Duck...

Anna hugging a kiwi

Take care!

Matamata, Worker's Cafe

Arrival at Hobbiton, outside Matamata

Party Tree was too big to hug

Why this site was chosen

Quite different now

The journey home was tiring!

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