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West Coast, South Island NZ (19 Mar-4 Apr 2015)

We passed Te Anau and drove across snowy mountains to the breathtaking glaciated valley of Milford Sound, described by Rudyard Kipling as the “eighth wonder of the world”. 1,072 more words

New Zealand

Destination Fiordland

“The drive to Milford is as important as the Sound itself” any local will tell you that.

I was dreaming of a sea kayaking trip to Fiordland for a long time but had some concerns about weather as rain falls there 200 days a year.  1,634 more words


New Zealand Part 4:  Fiords and Glaciers and Whales! Oh My!

The last leg of our New Zealand road trip was so remote and served up sites that were so obscure, I often felt like we had been transported to some mystical land.   1,010 more words

Travel & Leisure

The breathtaking beauty of Milford Sound

Yes, my trip was a few months ago…yes, I’m finally getting around to posting…no, the mountains probably don’t have snow on them anymore…sorry.

I think the only phrase I could use to describe Milford Sound is ‘stunning natural beauty’.   169 more words


South Island Road trip

As I rage against the dying of the light, or at least the dying of the warmth. I reminiscence about my classic summer road trip in the South Island. 423 more words


First Alcohol Free Holiday

Hello again, dear blog, I missed you! I was in Te Anau, New Zealand for 3 nights having a wonderful soul food break. It was magical. 556 more words



A journey with a found piece of wire, traveling around the south island of New Zealand 2012. 15 more words