New Zealand & Fiji Trip '13

New Zealand

View from Queenstown airport


Welcome to New Zealand


I made it


Queenstown views


Lake Wakatipu


Lake Wakatipu


Park on the lake


Morning view from hotel


The mountains along the drive


A look back at Treble Cone


Other mountains


More countryside


View of lake with mountains in the distance


Lake Wanaka


Lake Wanaka


The lodge at Treble Cone


Up at Treble Cone


First run...appropriately called Cloud Nine


Thick clouds at Treble Cone


The clouds rolling in on Treble Cone


View of Treble Cone from a distance


Kea bird at Treble Cone


View down from Treble Cone


The road up to Treble Cone


End of the day at Treble Cone


Not the best snow coverage on Treble Cone


But the back side of the mountain has plenty of ice


View down from TC


The view from the mountain


Waterfall off Treble Cone


Lake Hawea


Lake Hawea


Part of Lake Hawea


Another View


Different View


Welcome to Cardrona


The lodge at Cardrona


Cardrona before the clouds


Moving in


Clouds getting thicker


Took only a few minutes to get to this point


Backside of Cardrona


Backside of Mountain


View from Cardrona


People mover to the cars


The Mountains of Middle Earth


The Remarkables


The Remarkables


Expert side of the mountain




Chair lift up Remarkables


The parking lot


Ski to the lot


View down from Remarkables


Disc golf New Zealand


Disc golf with mountains in the background


Twilight drive back


Kawarau River


Roaring Meg Power Station


Remarkables behind Lake Wakatipu


At the lake


Mountains beyond the lake


More views




Natadola Beach


The Beach


Natadola Beach


At Natadola Beach


Beach Resort


Natadola Beach

Natadola Beach


In the clear water


Seaweed underwater


Low tide


Under the water


Clear water


Natadola Beach Resort


Natadola Beach Resort


Fiji Beer




Cruising on the Catamaran


Coral around Mana Island


Mana Island


The pier at Mana


The resort at Mana


Me at Mana Island


Random Fiji Island


Castaway Island


Castaway Island


Castaway Island


Malolo Island


Malolo  Island


Someone's Private Island


South Sea Island


Heading back