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A Year In Review

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S: NewZealand/Australia

FC: Our Trip 2011

1: January 5 to January 23 2011

2: We meet Beverly and Stacy at LAX | Getting something to eat at Chili's Long wait for plane coming up

3: Harbor cruise | Christchurch, NZ Every city has a space needle

4: Highest hill in Christchurch | Beverly and Stacy get some sun on the harbor cruise

5: Someone bungy jumping off harbor bridge | On our way to Rotorua

6: Entrance to Waitomo Cave

7: Geysers in Roturua

8: Mud pots in Rotorua

9: Maori Village Typical greeting and Demonstrations

10: Replica of a typical house | Maoris greet by touching noses | In their dances they quiver their fingers, stick out their tongues and make their eyes larger

11: At Rainbow Springs Wildlife Preserve

12: At the Agrodome

13: Novotel hotel | Church across from hotel | On the train for Franz Josef glacier

14: Beautiful countryside | We take a jet boat ride on the Haast River | Micachist Rock with water tumbling over Picture taken from bridge

15: The Maori name for New Zealand means Long White Cloud | On our way to Milford Sound we stop for a picture of a mountain mirrored in water | A water fall in Milford Sound

16: Spectacular Scenery

18: On the way to Queenstown | We stop at a small village to view a Wilderness Church - organ inside | Millenium Hotel in Queenstown

19: Back in Christchurch Sculpture in Square | With our host couple in Christchurch Bob and Elizabeth Hamilton | What a blessing Born again Christians

20: We are in Melbourne

21: Beautiful stained glass window in cathedral

22: Top left - people doing yoga in Botanical Garden Hydrangeas were everywhere

23: Australian tribute to those who died in wars since WWI

24: Shrine of Remembrance

25: Cow in tree sculpture reminding Melbourne of a flood | We are now in Cairns at feasting on an Aborigine lunch | Rain Forest Koala in tree

26: Koalas are so shy | Demonstration of a didgerido a hollowed out tree Aborigines made 'music' with these | Aborigine dance demonstration

27: More dancing | Another demonstration of items used to make sound

28: Owl | Crocodile indigenous to this area | Kangaroos in the preserve

31: Enough of the kangaroos | Whoops! One more!

32: It's a toss up Which is cuter Kangaroos or Koalas?

33: Harbor at Cairns Below Park lit up at night with lights in trees | Bob is enjoying the view from our hotel

34: Waterfront at Cairns - we prepare to board boat to the Reef | Getting into a wet suit is no easy task

35: Finally! Made it! | Snorkelers getting ready to enter | The spirit is willing but the body is not

36: Viewing the coral from the safety of the semi-sub

37: Sitting where Mrs. Macquarie sat to watch the harbor activities | Sydney Sky line

38: The famous Opera House | Group picture | Island where criminals were once housed

39: Some views around Sydney

40: Inside the Opera House View of auditorium where operas are held View of ceiling | View of tiles used to make roof

41: More of ceiling configuration | Architect Jorn Ustad who designed the Opera House Room dedicated to his memory

42: More views around Sydney

43: At a main beach | Another view of the Opera House

44: Blue Mountain trip and Featherdale Wildlife Area

46: Flying foxes

47: Below Albino kangaroo | Bats

51: Blue Mountains

53: Enjoying the view | Watching the gondola leave

56: A reminder of how much we were blessed to be able to take this trip


65: It's The Little Things In Life That Matter

67: A Day to Give Thanks

69: J O Y


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