Queenstown - Milford Sound November 19th 2010 Monday 8th November
We leave Franz Josef and head South East for Queenstown but firstly we stop for morning tea at Lake Matheson often called the mirror lake. Its at the base of the Southern Alps which provides the lake with spectacular reflections.
While Jill was having breakfast at the cafe I did the 15 minute walk round to the Lake only to be a wee bit disappointed as it was ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Milford Sound The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more