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Rainbows in Queenstown and The Worst Milford Sound Cruise Ever

Queenstown, Queenstown, Queenstown. What can I say about you that hasn’t already been said a million times?

I was always looking forward to this energetic and extreme-loving city, and it was the first place to go onto my itinerary, but I was also concerned that it would be a letdown – touristy, expensive and overhyped. 1,174 more words


Poetry Corner | Poem#21: Milford Sounds

I had an epiphany whilst travelling, something of a question. Faced with the things I saw: the most awe-inspiring, remarkable, fantastical works of nature – how was I exactly to process all of this? 95 more words


Milford Sound Day 3: The edge of the world

The top of Mackinnon Pass, Day 3 of New Zealand’s Milford Track, is probably one of the most beautiful views in the world. I say probably because I couldn’t really see it behind the clouds, buffeting wind and pin-sharp rain. 1,763 more words


South Island, New Zealand - Photo Post

This trip is a bit of a throwback. I was feeling homesick today and found some absolutely great pics from a road trip I took with my Sydney friends to the South Island of New Zealand – one of my favourite places on earth. 55 more words

Wellington and South Island

Leaving Napier, apart from a couple of stop-off walks on route, was a straight journey in to Wellington – our last stop on the North Island. 1,968 more words

Photo Finish Friday: Storm by Craig Potton

Click the picture below for full-size. On Photo Finish Fridays, I feature a selected piece of landscape photography that I have come across. I find that real-world photography can be just as inspirational to my imagination for crafting story settings as any piece of fantastic artwork that I might share on a Tuesday.

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Milford Sound Day 2: The difference an hour makes

So 8:30am is late by tramping standards. Looking bleary-eyed at my phone’s clock (the only thing it’s good for here), I thought I was doing quite well. 936 more words