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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2008, 12:31:07 PM »
All the photographs are wonderfull, but that last Ranunculus lyallii in splendid isolation is just stunning!

NZ has always been on my travel-wants list - still there!!

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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2008, 02:22:14 PM »
Sensational stuff Mr Y.......Many thanks.....now that is what I would call White Fever!!!
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2008, 04:59:30 PM »
Great pictures Ian, what a lovely Country and what lovely plants. I could live there.
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #18 on: February 19, 2008, 05:16:11 PM »
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what a lovely Country and what lovely plants. I could live there.
Do you know, that is exactly what I thought. And I haven't thought that since Berlin and Tripoli!
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #19 on: February 19, 2008, 07:14:33 PM »
Well Maggi, you can both be sure you'll be MOST welcome, if you decide to take the plunge and join us permanently. You too David.

The buttercups are superb, real treasure. I can imagine your feelings of elation Ian, when you first saw them.

Thought that buttercup man would be nearby. You'd better get an air ticket too Mr B.
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #20 on: February 19, 2008, 08:02:56 PM »
Ian.
I enjoy your pictures. They remind me on my trip in this beautiful country. Thanks
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #21 on: February 20, 2008, 06:39:29 AM »
Ian
Wonderful pics my friend.
 
Coincidently i took the opportunity to give myself a day off work today,(being self employed helps),and headed back up there,(Mt Burns), looking for seed which was plentiful.

Can't wait to see your following shots.

Cheers dave.

PS i've just downloaded the latest version ,(2008),of Google Earth which by use of the tilt buttons can give a wonderful detailed 3D image of where we botanized last month during Ians visit .If anyone is interested let me know and i'll 'load' the co-ordinates.

Dave Toole. Invercargill bottom of the South Island New Zealand. Zone 9 maritime climate 1100mm rainfall pa.

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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #22 on: February 20, 2008, 11:50:03 AM »
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PS i've just downloaded the latest version ,(2008),of Google Earth which by use of the tilt buttons can give a wonderful detailed 3D image of where we botanized last month during Ians visit .If anyone is interested let me know and i'll 'load' the co-ordinates.

Interested? Is a ten stone possum fat?...... ::)
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2008, 07:48:36 PM »
Another few pictures before I move on from Mnt Burns.
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« Reply #24 on: February 20, 2008, 08:14:09 PM »
Though I says so as shouldn't  :-[.... this week's Bulb Log starts with a really super photo from NZ... I think it is ACE!  8)  http://www.srgc.org.uk/bulblog/log2008/200208/log.html
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #25 on: February 20, 2008, 10:19:20 PM »
If you hadn't said it Maggi......I would!
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #26 on: February 20, 2008, 10:25:49 PM »
Thanks, Cliff.... couldn't help myself because that opening shot is a corker!  8)
I tell you, that lad has learned everything he knows about photography from me............I have taught him by example... I find it very hard to hold the camera steady, he doesn't. I don't take enough care with framing the shot, he does..... and so it goes on...  :-X
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #27 on: February 20, 2008, 10:48:22 PM »
Nice boots Dave ::) (In Fa'kirk ye'd say 'buts' but that maybe misinterpreted?
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #28 on: February 20, 2008, 10:58:30 PM »
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(In Fa'kirk ye'd say 'buts' but that maybe misinterpreted ?
We wouldn't want that, of course... ::)

 You've a finely turned calf, there, Dave.... do you and Hilda trip the light fantastic?
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Re: TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND
« Reply #29 on: February 21, 2008, 08:59:47 AM »
Hi All,

I am having a hard time keeping up on these postings due to my miserable internet connection. ( not broadband needless to say)

I have already posted this picture but I will add it in here. Ian busy photographing and a second on the top of Mt Burns.

David Lyttle
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New Zealand.

 


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