Vacation 2007-2008

I went to Australia and New Zealand for three weeks in April-May 2007. Visited: Cairns, Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation, Barrier Reef, Ayers Rock/Uluru, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Christchurch, Lake Ohau, Fiordland, Milford Sound, Queenstown, Glenorchy, Routeburn Track, Fox Glacier, Franz Josef, Wellington, and places on the way.
[above swimming area]
Mossman Gorge, Queensland, Australia. April 2007
[tiny blue fish and coral]
Fish and Coral at the Great Barrier Reef. Australia. April 2007
[Ayers Rock Sunset]
Sunset over Uluru. Australia. April 2007
[RMIT Uni]
Varied architecture. Melbourne, Australia. April 2007
[climbing wall under bridge]
Climbing break from bike ride along Yarra river. Melbourne, Australia. April 2007
[paramedic on bike]
Motorcycle paramedic at ANZAC day parade in Sydney, Australia. April 2007
Sculputure of native plants, cathedral. Christchurch, New Zealand. April 2007
[entering Fiordland]
Arriving in Fiordland. New Zealand south island. April 2007
Milford Sound (Fjord). New Zealand. April 2007
[misty waterfall]
Waterfall in Milford Sound. New Zealand. April 2007
[fern bench]
Fern pattern on ground made by water dripping through bench. New Zealand. April 2007.
[Dawn Glen freefall]
Skydiving above Queenstown, New Zealand. The Remarkables mountains, Lake Wakatipu. Glen tandem jumpmaster, Wyatt photographer,
NZone Skydive. April 2007
[ice bar]
Minus 5 ice bar, with fire sprinklers. Contiki coachmates. Queenstown, New Zealand. April 2007
[blue water]
Routeburn Track. New Zealand. April 2007
[blue ice cave]
Fox Glacier ice cave. New Zealand. May 2007
[city backdrop]
Wellington cable car, New Zealand. May 2007
[tall tree]
Tall fern in Karori Sanctuary. Wellington, New Zealand. May 2007
[fern spirals]
New fern growth "koru" in Karori. Wellington, New Zealand. May 2007

Two day trail ride with Wild Horse Sanctuary near Shingletown, CA.
[grandma on jet]
Grandma (80 yrs) ready to ride on Jet. May 2007
[wild horses]
Wild horses at the campsite. May 2007
[baby burro]
Wild burro baby. May 2007

I went to Bariloche, Patagonia, and Buenos Aires in Argentina, March 2008.
[lake from mt otto]
Lago Nahuel Huapi from Cerro Otto. Bariloche, Argentina, March 2008.
Patagonia, Argentina, March 2008.
[karl and cat]
Karl juggling a cat, Laguna Negra, Argentina, March 2008.
[far away glaciers]
Glaciers, Patagonia, Argentina, March 2008.
[far away lake]
We are aiming for this lake, Laguna LLuvu. Patagonia, Argentina, March 2008.
[looking up a waterfall]
Waterfall fed by Laguna LLuvu, Patagonia, Argentina, March 2008.
[dead tree]
Patagonia, Argentina, March 2008.
River pools and good boulder hopping, Patagonia, Argentina, March 2008.
[bumble bees in milk thistle]
Bumble bees in milk thistle, Patagonia, Argentina, March 2008. photo by Karl.
[colorful graffiti]
Colorful art graffiti, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 2008.
[cats on benches]
Just a few of the feral cats in the botanic garden, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 2008. photo by Karl.