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Haast to Wanaka, South Island New Zealand

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(February 9 - 15, 2008)

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Leaving Haast on a sunny day, the road follows the Haast River.

 



A classic U-shaped valley with the Haast River.

 



Traffic is light and the scenery beautiful.

 



Waterfalls were common on the stretch of the road.

 



Looking down the Haast River valley.

 



The vegetation is rainforest on the walkway to Roaring Billy Falls.

 



A fungi with his friends the ferns.

 



Roaring Billy Falls.

 



Straight ahead in the trees is Pleasant Flat a DOC campsite with stunning views all around.

 



Mount Solution is to the left and Mount Hook is to the right, view from Pleasant Flat campground.

 



Moss in the rainforest, yes it is really soft.

 



Forest walk at Pleasant Flats.



This little bird came to visit our campsite.

 



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View over Lake Wanaka from Boundary Creek campsite.



Lake Wanaka.

 



View of Lake Hawea from 'The Neck".

 



View of Lake Hawea from the lookout, look at the storm coming in from the north.

 



Cindie on the road to Pleasant Flat.



Tim on the way to Pleasant Flat.

 



A view every cyclist would love.

 



My bike loaded up for action, hmm looks a little messy.

 



Haast River looking back toward Pleasant Flat, the canyon begins to narrow here.

 



Green fields and high mountains, a common view in New Zealand, near Makarora.

 



Lake Hawea.

 



View from the park in Wanaka, it snowed last night and it is the middle of summer here.

 



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INDEX #5 New Zealand
9-16-07 to 5-2-08

1North and
Central America
3-30-02 to 4-17-03

2 South America
6-3-03 to 6-17-04

3 SE Asia / China
11-22-04 to
9-15-06

4 Australia
9-15-06 to 9-15-07

5 New Zealand
9-16-07 to 5-2-08
6 Alaska, Canada, and the USA
5-3-08 to 4-30-10
7 India. Nepal, and the Subcontinent
5-1-10 to present
Where am I  now

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 North Island, New Zealand
Auckland to Wellington (Sept 15 - January 16, 2007)

Cindie's Daily Journals for the North Island

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: Let's get started in New Zealand

Full size Picture Pages

- Auckland and New Plymouth
- Stratford to Taumarunui
- Tongariro to Taupo to Rotorua
- Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland #1
- Wai-O-Tapu Geysers National Park #2
- Rotorua farmers market and Museum
- Rotorua, Opitiki to East Cape, New Zealand
- Omaio, around the East Cape to Gisborne
- Gisborne to Napier and Hastings in Hawks Bay.
- Hawks Bay: Napier to Wellington
- Wellington Parliament House and Te Papa Museum


 South Island #1
Picton to Christchurch (January 16  - February 19, 2008)

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New Zealand: One of the Most Beautiful Places on Earth

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- Picton to Nelson
- Nelson to Newton Livery
- Buller Gorge, Charleston to Punakaiki
- Pancake Rock, Punakaiki
- Greymouth to Ross
- Ross to Franz Joseph Glacier
- Franz Joseph Glacier, South Island, New Zealand
-Fox Glacier to Haast
- Haast to Wanaka.


 South Island #2
Queenstown, to City, (February 20 - month day, 2007)

Cindie's Daily Journals for New Zealand's South Island #2

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LETTER

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Full size Picture Pages

- Wanaka to Queenstown
- Routeburn hiking / tramping / trekking Track
- Caples hiking/trekking/tramping Track
- Queenstown to Invercargill
- Invercargill to Curio Bay, Catlins
- Curio Bay, Catlins, to Dunedin
- Dunedin to Middlemarch, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand
- Central Otago Rail Trail Bicycle Path from Middlemarch to Alexandria
- Cromwell to Christchurch, Canterbury.


1North and
Central America
3-30-02 to 4-17-03

2 South America
6-3-03 to 6-17-04

3 SE Asia / China
11-22-04 to
9-15-06

4 Australia
9-15-06 to 9-15-07

5 New Zealand
9-16-07 to 5-2-08
6 Alaska, Canada, and the USA
5-3-08 to 4-30-10
7 India. Nepal, and the Subcontinent
5-1-10 to present
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