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New Zealand III

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 …

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New Zealand II

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.

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New Zealand

The last time I was in a big airplane was 20 years ago. This time it was Emirates from Australia to New Zealand. I wished the flight was longer. The huge¬†wing of the airplane and our first sight of New Zealand!! Landed in Auckland and rented a car. Ali drove us to Napier. There was …