Photo Album March - June 2000:  New Zealand

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NZ Dunedin Station.jpg (58184 bytes) NZ Conductors Alan.jpg (43215 bytes)

At left, the historic Dunedin railway station, start of our South Island backpacking trip.  On the train to Queenstown, friendly Kiwi engineers Ron and Ken let us ride in the engine cab.  (Alan got to blow the horn.)

NZ Te Anau Lake.jpg (55629 bytes)

Lovely Lake Te Anau (tee ah'-now), south of Queenstown.

NZMitrePeak.jpg (42172 bytes)NZ Milford Liza.jpg (47179 bytes)NZMIlfordMt.jpg (56956 bytes)NZ Milford Alan.jpg (53421 bytes)

On the glorious Milford Track -- by the rivers, above the clouds, and on top of the world.

NZ Abel Alan.jpg (64784 bytes) NZ Abel Beach.jpg (66153 bytes)

Backpacking the Abel Tasman track.

NZCupPartyLiza.jpg (53275 bytes)  NzCupPartyBoat.jpg (52627 bytes)

In March, we were on hand at the America's Cup Village when the Kiwis won the Auld Mug.  Shoulder-to-shoulder singing, drinking, and dancing on the wharf lasted well into the wee hours.  Kiwis definitely know how to party.

NZMcDavittDinner.jpg (45169 bytes)

Dinner with Sea Witch and weather guru Bob McDavitt at the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron, home to the America's Cup.

NZ Dov Aboard 8Jan00.jpg (50200 bytes) NZ Dov Kim Aboard 8Jan00.jpg (55320 bytes)

We had a great time aboard with Richard & Kim, fellow Dallasites doing a locum tenens down under.

NZ Game Nt.jpg (50623 bytes)

Game night aboard Heartsong III with Ferric Star and Sea Witch:  Runners-up Alan, Dave, Jeff & Ann wear their booby prizes, as winner Gail responds appropriately.

 

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