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Here is the second installment of my Waterfalls, from the remaining two continents I have visited. Although technically, New Zealand isn’t a continent; but I didn’t see anything like a waterfall in Australia.
The pictures from Switzerland 1990 were originally slides, which still look great if projected but didn’t convert to digital images so well. My brother-in-law worked for a Swiss owned company and was sent to work in the home office for a year. I dragged a reluctant husband and two terminally bored teenagers for a visit. They lived in the town of Neuhausen am Rheinfall, so of course we went to see the Rhine Falls.
Why did you bring us here??? I should note that in the years since both the kids have turned into enthusiastic world traveler. Jim never did.
The 80’s were barely over. I accept no responsibility for the clothes.
Our tour group took a boat trip on Milford Found. Captain Cook was wrong, it is not a sound but rather a fjord.
Ya took the word out of my mouth!
What’s that phrase about New Zealand, something like “if you drop a camera and it accidentally takes a photo it will be amazing”? It’s true…
Ahhhh. Refreshing. Thanks
TLC was wrong, chase waterfalls! Especially in New Zealand. Also “look at the Americans and their shoes!”
What lovely pictures, thank you for letting us see them. I’m glad your kids wised up about the splendors of travel. When I was still teaching, I always told my high school students to go on any trip to anywhere they ever had a chance to go.
I took a 1 km hike in Australia to see a waterfall, and didn’t. Apparently it was seasonal, and the season was quite short……
Geologists are now calling Zealandia the eighth continent; 94% of it is under water. It’s a separate plate from Australia.
@Origuy: Thank you for that info. That means I did two continents in one trip. We spent a week in Zeelandia and 2+ weeks in OZ.
J R in WV
I’m pretty late getting here, but great photos, even the scanned slides. There are special scanners for slides and negatives. I managed to scan an 80-y-o negative in a box of old family photos from my grandma’s home, used GNU Image Manipulation Program to edit into a pretty swell photo.
Used a Canon all in one printer/fax/scanner to image the negative, then used software to flip it into a positive image. Lots of luck there too.
Your photos are great, make me want to travel somewhere, anywhere, asap. After the Trump Plague is over.
Thanks for sharing!