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Milford Sounds' amazing

One of the iconic locations in New Zealand, in a country which is full of them is Milford Sound, a spectacular Fjord on the South Island. 297 more words

Mountains

Milford Sound - Mis-named but the Seals don't care

According to our cruise guide, a sound is a valley carved by the river while a fjord is a valley carved by glaciers. However, when Milford Sound and the other surrounding ‘sounds’ were first named, ‘fjord’, a Norwegian word, did not exist in English yet. 322 more words

Travel

Queenstown, Lake Alta & Milford Sound

Queenstown is quite the famous New Zealand destination, and for good reason. The town is situated alongside a big, blue-hued lake surrounded by mountains. Imagine an awesome tucked away little Colorado town in the Rockies, but in New Zealand! 660 more words

Travel

Christmas Road Trip: Part 2

From Bluff I traveled up to Te Anau and battled the crowds. I did some short sections of the the Kepler (Brod Bay to Dock Bay) and Routeburn (Key Summit Alpine) Tracks and checked out Milford Sound. 148 more words

Hiking

Big seas and heavy weather in the Tasman Sea

Big seas and heavy weather in the Tasman Sea.

Our two days at sea (before our cruise into “The New Zealand Sounds” and Fiordland) sounded promising, but I had forgotten the opportunity to pitch and roll across the Tasman and, sure enough, it was a repeat performance of my previous experience. 871 more words

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