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The Great South Island Road Trip: Part 2

Day 7 Cont: After hours of driving we pulled into the sleepy town of Te Anau and drove into the llama farm that surrounded our hostel. 1,359 more words


Fiord festivities

The arrival of Christmas was sneaky and sudden, the warm weather masking the holiday feeling. Soon the Christmas decorations were up and it was appropriate to wear a santas hat to work. 864 more words

Gunns camp and the Milford road

The Milford road is often described as one of the most scenic drives in New Zealand, and one of the reasons this area is so special. 463 more words

Mystic Milford

Two years ago today I made my first Moments Beyond post. I feel like I have grown as a photographer and a blogger. I really appreciate all of you who have followed the blog over the past two years, commented on the images, and shared the posts with others. 254 more words


Double rainbows and Dolphins - Milford Sound

So in a surreal blur, I was no longer in Auckland but first in snowy Queenstown meeting my new team, being supplied with uniform and getting taken into Te Anau, the last outpost before the road to Milford. 366 more words

How to Spend a Week in New Zealand

After Australia, I spent a week in New Zealand.  It was easily one of my favorite parts of the entire trip.  I had originally planned to just travel to Auckland, but after being told that the mountain views I wanted were more on the South Island, I booked a flight to Queenstown as well.   552 more words


I Want To See Mountains!

As Bilbo says in The Fellowship of the Rings, “I want to see mountains again, Gandalf, mountains!”… I felt the same way after almost four months on the rolling hills of the North Island. 1,554 more words