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MM 3-40 Queenstown View

My wife and I visited the North Island of New Zealand for eight days in 2011 and then we flew to the country’s South Island to spend four more days in Queenstown.  This photo was taken about halfway between our … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness — Country Theme

Leanne Cole’s suggested theme for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge is “Country.” For my entry I decided to combine two meanings of the word. According to Wikipedia, “A country is a region that is identified as a distinct entity in … Continue reading

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MM 2-19: View from the Devonport Ferry

We flew directly from San Francisco to Auckland in April, 2011 and arrived at our hotel far too early in the morning for our rooms to be ready. So we stashed our luggage, caught the ferry to Devonport and walked … Continue reading

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Riding around Queenstown

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We walked a lot during our first two days in Queenstown. So on Day Three we were ready to rest our feet and ride. Before the day was over we would have ridden on seven buses and one gondola. We … Continue reading

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Walking around Queenstown

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We took it easy on our second day in Queenstown and didn’t venture out of the apartment until afternoon. The morning was devoted to a leisure breakfast and washing a week’s worth of dirty laundry. We flagged down a housekeeper … Continue reading

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Settling Down in Queenstown

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We spent our last four days in New Zealand at The Pounamu Apartments in Queenstown overlooking the shores of Lake Wakatipu’s Frankton Arm with a splendid view of The Remarkables mountain range.  The place was beautiful and peaceful and it … Continue reading

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Flying over New Zealand’s South Island

I just love flying over mountain ranges and have flown over the Sierra Nevada range in California a countless number of times.  Also the Colorado Rockies. One of my most memorable trips was flying from Anchorage on Western Airlines (remember … Continue reading

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