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New Zealand – Summer – Day 4/35

Day 4 describes a visit to spectacular Tokatoka Peak, the exceptionally beautiful Trounson Kauri Park and Waipoua Kauri Forest and the high sand dunes of Omapere. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

Massive Kauri Trunk.

Kauri trunk in Trounson Kauri Park, late summer, North Island, New Zealand.
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New Zealand – Summer – Day 3/35

Day 3 describes a visit to the exceptionally beautiful Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. Unique ancient rain forests, a fur seal on the beach, some nice waterfalls and an exciting story about an old woman and some vicious dogs. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

Fur Seal on Karekare Beach.

Fur Seal on Karekare Beach, Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, Late Summer, North Island, New Zealand.
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New Zealand – Summer – Day 2/35

Day 2 describes the second part of the 30 hours of traveling to get there. Read the full story here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

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New Zealand – Summer – Day 1/35

Day 1 introduces a new 35 day photo adventure in New Zealand. It describes the first part of the 30 hours of traveling to get there. Read the full story here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

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Canada, Yellowstone and Grand Teton – Spring – Day 8/21

Day 8 describes the first exploratory day in Yellowstone National Park. It took a total of 401 kilometers to complete the loop road counter clock wise, visiting Black Sand Basin, West Thumb Geyser Basin and Hayden Valley. Lots of bison and some black bears were encountered. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

Tree silhouet and reflection in pond.

Tree silhouet, Canyon area, Yellowstone National Park.
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Canada, Yellowstone and Grand Teton – Spring – Day 7/21

Day 7 describes a trip of 1087 kilometers from Yoho National Park to Yellowstone National Park. This was a very long day starting with a whopping sunrise at The Kicking Horse River and a 134 megapixel panorama at Moraine Lake, followed by a long drive through beautiful Montana with vivid green meadows, lots of deer, a Canadian Crane family and finally ending in a violent thunderstorm. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

A vibrant sunrise along The Kicking Horse River.

HDR impression of sunrise in spring along The Kicking Horse River near Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park.
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Canada, Yellowstone and Grand Teton – Spring – Day 6/21

Day 6 describes a trip of 485 kilometers in the area of Yoho National Park. This was a day with suprising photographic opportunies, my first Grizzly bear, a Scottisch marriage at the shore of Emerald Lake, a stunning waterfall and spectacular colors of the Kicking Horse River at night. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

Grizzly Bear feasting on Dandelions.

Grizzly eating Dandelions, Yoho National Park, Canada.
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Canada, Yellowstone and Grand Teton – Spring – Day 5/21

Day 5 describes a trip of 758 kilometers to Wells Gray Provincial Park. This was a day of waterfalls, invention of a new technique to photograph waterfalls in full daylight, bears not showing up and difficult decisions about the next destination. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

One of the waterfalls encountered, beautiful Dawson Falls in full daylight

HDR impression of Dawson Falls during midday in spring, Wells Gray Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada.
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Canada, Yellowstone and Grand Teton – Spring – Day 4/21

Day 4 describes 360 kilometers of exploration in Jasper National Park around the town of Jasper. Visits include Pyramid Lake, Patricia Lake, a beautiful Aspen forest and Maligne Lake. Lots of wildlife are encountered in the evening along the Maligne Lake Road. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

Aspen forest in early morning light

Aspen forest between Patricia Lake and Pyramid Lake, early morning in spring, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.
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Canada, Yellowstone and Grand Teton – Spring – Day 3/21

Day 3 descibes a roadtrip of 321 kilometer from Lake Louise to Jasper via The Icefields Parkway. Stops include Herbert Lake, Lake Louise, Peyto Lake, Bridal Veil Falls, the Athabasca Glacier and Weeping Wall Falls. Wild animals encountered and photographed are Black Bear, Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

Portrait of a Bighorn Sheep along Maligne Road in Jasper National Park.

Bighorn Sheep portrait along Maligne Road, evening in spring, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.
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