New Zealand
Western Australia


Oceania - The Land Down Under

Early morning mist - Lake Dunstan, New Zealand South Island  WA Maritime Museum building, Victoria Quay, Fremantle, Western Australia   Birds and Rocks at Sunrise - Kaikoura Peninsula, New Zealand South Island

From the lazy beaches of the South Pacific and Micronesia where coconuts fall and time is lost to the thrumming capitals of Australia and New Zealand, this is a region where the rainforest meets the sea (and city) with jaw dropping landscapes and vibrant metropolises offering a myriad of opportunities for exploring incredible culture, festivals and food.

 Source: www.lonelyplanet.com

It's a big open world, unlike anything in the rest of the world.  While I still have so much to see, here's where I've made it to so far:

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