Rotorua

2008 – New Zealand

I visited Auckland, Wellington, Rotorua, Waitomo and Picton in March, 2008. It is such a beautiful country, and I am definitely going back another time.
Auckland

Auckland is the larges city in New Zealand, with over a million inhabitants.

16 photos.

Wellington

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, and located at the southern tip of the North Island.

15 photos.

Rotorua

Rotorua is well-known for geothermal activity. The area is dotted with hot mud pools, craters, geysers and hot thermal springs.

19 photos.

Waitomo

Waitomo, with its many caves, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in New Zealand. I saw the caves on foot and in a boat, and I also rafted through one of the caves.

16 photos.

Picton

I did a tandem skydive over Picton, which is located at the northern tip of the South-Island.

14 photos.

Sydney

2008 – Australia

I went on a holiday in Australia in March, 2008.
Sydney

I started my holiday down under in Sydney, one of the most beautiful cities on Earth.

21 photos.

Melbourne

After Sydney, I spent a week in Melbourne - the second biggest city in Australia.

18 photos.

Victoria

From Melbourne I visited the Mornington Peninsula and drove the Great Ocean Road in the Australian State of Victoria.

16 photos.

Sydney

2000 – Sydney, Australia

I stayed two weeks in Sydney just before the opening of the 2000 Summer Olympics.
The city

Sydney is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever been to.

12 photos.

The harbour

The Harbour Bridge connects the southern and the northern parts of Sydney.

8 photos.

The Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is one of the most famous buildings in the world, and a symbol of Sydney.

7 photos.

Taronga Zoo

I had to see some Kengaroos and Koalas while in Sydney. I found them at the Taronga Zoo, on the north shore of Sydney Harbour.

7 photos.

Sydney Aquarium

Sydney Aquarium, located in Darling Harbour, features all kinds of creatures from the sea, including sharks.

8 photos.

Beaches

There are some great beaches very close to the city centre. Bondi Beach is the most famous of these beaches.

6 photos.