“Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own.” Charles Dickens
We stopped by a bird preserve on our way to Auckland. We couldn’t see the birds although we could hear them. The place was like a jungle, for a moment we felt like in Jurassic Park. Needless to say, I got to photograph a couple of birds but my 200mm lens wasn’t long enough this …
The pictures below are from the Bed and Breakfast were we stayed in Taupo. The owners had a beautiful garden. We went to a restaurant on the banks of Lake Taupo for dinner. More pictures of flowers while waiting for breakfast. There was a little fair going on in town.
More photos of the Royal Botanic Garden. Not exactly the most beautiful birds I have seen but the tree was full and there were several nests.