Drive to Milford Sound May 15th 2012 As we had hoped, the day of our trip to Milford Sound dawned fine but very cold. During the night it had rained a little and almost snowed on the mountain across the lake but when we peeped out the curtains of Crowded House before dawn I could see stars and felt quite excited.
The "Go Milford" mini bus turned up on time out the front of the Top 10 and we tore ourselves away from the fire in the r ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Te Anau 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