WordCamp Hangi

I attended WordCamp NZ 2009 in Wellington recently. The conference speakers (that includes me) were invited to a hangi afterwards.

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Lachy Groom (top left), Dan Milward (bottom left), Ginetti (center) and Matt Mullenweg (right)

That photo is actually a montage of three different photos. My old camera wasn’t up to the task of taking photos at night so I had to take two with the flash pointing in separate directions and another with no flash to show the coals. Hopefully it doesn’t look too photoshopped :)

Autumn in Central Otago

Here are some photos from Central Otago in autumn the trip home after Sarah and I visited Queenstown.

Panorama of the hillside beside the Shotover river

Panorama of the hillside beside the Shotover river. High resolution version.

View from Arrowtown

View from Arrowtown

View from the top of the zigzag on the Crown Range

View from the top of the zigzag on the Crown Range. High resolution version.

Closeup of the trees beside the Shotover river

Closeup of the trees beside the Shotover river

Lake Wanaka

Lake Wanaka

The mighty Honda Civic at the top of the zigzag on the Crown Range

The mighty Honda Civic at the top of the zigzag on the Crown Range

Luging in Queenstown

Sarah and I went luging in Queenstown. It was lots of fun :) Unfortunately I didn’t get any photos of myself but here are some of Sarah’s steller driving skills.

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The 'stop taking photos of me' look

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The 'if I look serious I might go faster' look

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The 'damnit, Ryan beat me by such a margin he has time to take photos of me' look :p