Tearing ourselves away from Queenstown and the wonders that reside there, we travelled further down the country to the Deep South. First of all, we headed down towards Milford Sound to take a cruise around the Sound itself (which is actually a fjord but there you go). 747 more words
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Norsk Feiring, Norwegian Celebration Weekend.
Stewart Island has had a long historic association with whalers.
This started with the discovery of the “Solander” Grounds to the west of the Island in the 1830′s and continued for more or less 100 years, culminating with the arrival into Paterson Inlet in 1923 of the Rosshavet Whaling Companies factory ship Sir James Clarke Ross and her 5 steam powered chasers. 583 more words
My 3rd day of tramping was quite overcast, however it made for perfect conditions to finish the Rakiura Track and relax in Oban before catching the 4pm Sunday evening ferry. 33 more words