||The Kiwis' Playground -- The gale-force
winds have momentarily cleared the pretty lakeshore of the usual crowds.
When blue skies and sunshine return, the Wanaka-Queenstown axis will
revert to its usual holiday pandemonium, with hang gliders, rally drivers,
speed boaters, jet skiers, kayakers, mountain bikers, trekkers and weekend
These photos are taken with the Nikon D100 digital SLR and
the Nikon f/2.8 20mm D lens.