Peter Nelson’s travels – North Island New Zealand – photographic preview

by Peter Nelson

Unfortunately, I have no stories of my time in North Island.  I guess all my girlfriends of those days just turfed my letters out.  Well, there went their chances at online literary history!

Off the Coromandel Peninsula
Off the Coromandel Peninsula
Mt. Ruapehu, the largest active volcano in New Zealand
Mt. Ruapehu, the largest active volcano in New Zealand
You can tell New Zealand is very geologically active.  Everywhere you look are scarps and chasms.
You can tell New Zealand is very geologically active. Everywhere you look are scarps and chasms.
Downtown Auckland.  Streetcar lines and covered sidewalks.
Downtown Auckland. Streetcar lines and covered sidewalks.
You can see why Bilbo moved out!  His new digs are much nicer.
You can see why Bilbo moved out! His new digs are much nicer.
Lake Taupo
Lake Taupo
 Sheep paddock.  There are twice as many sheep as people in New Zealand.
Sheep paddock. There are twice as many sheep as people in New Zealand.
"À poor little lamb who has lost his way ..."
“À poor little lamb who has lost his way …”