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Old 04-20-2009, 01:25 AM   #1
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Default Long Way Round the Island: New Zealand on 2 wheels

Sick of the Canadian winter and suffering from motorcycle withdrawal, we flew down to New Zealand a couple of months ago to tour the south island on a couple of rental bikes. We rented a Triumph Sprint ST and a BMW R1200GS and spent a couple of weeks circumnavigating the island. Here are a few pictures. For more pictures and a daily blog, you can visit our website at w w w . r i d e d o t . c o m.

Riding into Akaroa Harbour which is actually the remains of a volcano

Triumph Sprint ST in Kaikoura

North shore of the south island

Marlborough County - home to New Zealand's vineyards

New Zealand's west coast . Their own version of the Pacific Coast Highway

Viewing the Pancake rocks at Punakaiki

One of our Bed and Breakfasts in Greymouth

Hokitika - Home of the Green Jade

Mountains of the interior

Helicopter ride to the top of a glacier at Franz Josef

Lake Wanaka - Exiting the rainforest

A panorama of watefalls on our way to Milford Sound

Boat tour on Milford Sound - more waterfalls

Riding towards Queenstown

Bungy jumping in Queenstown

Moeraki Boulders

Otago Peninsula

Elephant Rocks (where they filmed The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Encountering sheep on the road on the way to Mount Cook

Clicking on the pictures will take you to each daily entry of our travelog at w w w . r i d e d o t . c o m
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Old 04-20-2009, 08:26 AM   #2
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Fantastic pictures!


(Too bad one of you had to ride a BMW, though!)
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