1. This brief footage begins with a distant view of the Ben Lomond plateau, up which the road climbs. Then driver's eye views from the car while approaching Jacob's Ladder, driving up it, and driving back down. Also shows the road from the viewpoint at the top.
    Camera and video: Graham Barker
    Story and photos can be viewed at:
    http://www.roamingdownunder.com/jacobs-ladder.php

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  2. This video is of a flight from Wanaka to Milford Sound in winter, as viewed from the front seat next to the pilot. It passes Lake Wanaka and the Treble Cone ski area, goes up the Matukituki Valley, past Mt Aspiring and the Olivine Ice plateau, over a wilderness of snowcapped peaks and forested valleys, before entering Milford Sound from the sea and landing at the tiny airstrip at the other end.
    Camera and video: Graham Barker
    Music: "Scene of the swans" from Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky
    Story and photos can be viewed at:
    http://www.roamingdownunder.com/milford-flights.php

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  3. Dip Falls is in north west Tasmania, off the main road between Stanley and Wynyard. This video shows the full extent of this magnificent waterfall in full winter flow.
    Camera and video: Graham Barker
    Story and photos can be viewed at:
    http://www.roamingdownunder.com/dip-falls.php

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  4. An unforgettable flying and skiing adventure on the longest glacier in New Zealand. This video gives an overview of the day I experienced - the flight up the glacier, the ski-plane landing, the views at the top, inspections of crevasses and ice towers, a helicopter flight up to Hochstetter Dome, some of the skiing, and the return ski-plane flight.
    Camera and video: Graham Barker
    Story and photos can be viewed at:
    http://www.roamingdownunder.com/tasman-glacier.php

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  5. A large glacial lake near St Arnaud in the Nelson Lakes National Park - near the top end of of New Zealand's south island. Video shows the lake in sunny conditions, at dusk, and in snow.
    Camera and video: Graham Barker
    Music: Sonata #1 in A by Niccolo Paganini
    Story and photos can be viewed at:
    http://www.roamingdownunder.com/lake-rotoiti.php

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Roaming Down Under

Graham Barker

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