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Dunedin

Dunedin is New Zealand’s oldest city and has lots of buildings with Scottish influence.

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Another reason people visit Dunedin is the Otago Peninsula, where numerous endangered birds nest. My backpacker friends and I spotted some albatross and penguins while enjoying the rugged coastline.

DSC_0096 DSC_0074 DSC_0068On my final day, I visited the Otago Museum to learn about the Maori and see the intricate woodwork they are known for.

DSC_0110I loved Dunedin and could have stayed another couple of days, but the mountains were calling.