Here are 10 pics of my first days in Auckland. The nature-y ones were taken on Rangitoto Island, a dormant volcano in Auckland Harbour. These photos do no justice to the view from the summit. It was amazing.
Here I am, quite sweaty, at the top of the volcano on Rangitoto Island. Behind me is Auckland.
Your typical hostel room.
Lame ass Queen Street. Note the Dunkin Donuts.
The Auckland Sky Tower. Yes, that is a person sliding down two wires.
Amazing view from Rangitoto Summit #1.
Amazing view from Rangitoto Summit #2.
Amazing view from Rangitoto Summit #3.
Volcano and lava rocks.
NZ1 - New Zealand's "Big Boat" challenger to the 1988 America's Cup. Friggin' huge!
The best-named restaurant in the world.