Tag: New_Zealand

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Mirror Lake on the road from Te Anu to Milford Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand, originally uploaded by blather.. Get the high resolution version » Mirror Lake on the road from Te Anu to Milford Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand. This is an old photo from four years ago, shot on my old Sigma SD-9 - terrible camera, this one of the half decent shots though.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Doubtful Sound, Fjordland, New Zealand, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » Doubtful Sound, Fjordland, New Zealand - named by Captain Cook, has he was unsure that he could navigate it by sail - and he worried that if he entered, he might not get back out. Without doubt (pun?), one of the coldest places I've ever been in my life. It was July, so Southern Hemisphere winter, in a region that gets 8 metres of rain a year, and I was wearing seven layers on my upper body. Yet, I couldn't get warm. But mindblowingly beautiful. Photo made July 2004

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Download high resolution version »Black Backed gull and chick nesting on pontoon at Gulf Harbour,, originally uploaded by blather. Taken back in December, on the ferry to Tiritiri Matangi, an island off Auckland, New Zealand. Black-Backed gull and chick nesting on pontoon at Gulf Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand - right where the ferry to Tiritiri Matangi pulls in! There's one egg unhatched. The black-backed gull is the largest gull in the world. The gull woke up, berated the embarking passengers, and then settled down again on the nest.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Get high resolution version: South Piha beach, New Zealand, originally uploaded by blather. South Piha beach, New Zealand, Monday evening at dusk.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Get high resolution version: Sky Tower, Auckland, New Zealand, originally uploaded by blather. The Sky Tower is an observation- and telecommunications tower located on the corner of Victoria and Federal Streets in the central business district of Auckland, New Zealand. It is 328 metres tall, as measured from ground level to the top of the mast making it the tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere, and the 12th tallest member of the World Federation of Great Towers.