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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!

Thanks!

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