To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.
~ Charles Horton Cooley
New Zealand is a place unlike any other. This little country has absolutely everything. Beaches, mountains, lakes, glaciers, sweeping plains, volcanoes, sheep, hobbits... You can see it all here.
Below are some of my favorite scenes so far. I won't waste a lot of words - they are far too small to describe what I've seen.
Christchurch: Punting on the Avon River
Greymouth: Tasman Sea
Near Franz Josef: Rusted tractor
Matheson Lake: Fern Fronds
Wanaka: Lake Wanaka
Queenstown: AJ Hackett's Bungy
Queenstown: Lake Wakatipu
Moeraki: Moeraki Boulder
Moeraki: Moeraki Boulders
Lake Pukaki: View of Mt. Cook
Lake Tekapo: Church of the Good Shepherd
Kaikoura: White Anchor