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Falls at Milford Sound

West Coast Ramble: Westport to Milford Sound

April 25th 2018
For continuity's sake the title of the blog should read Abel Tasman to Milford Sound, however the rip from AT to Westport was simply a nice but uneventful day of driving and not a lot to report on...this was one of a couple of what I referred to as "hump" days where all we did was drive, again necessary due to the times/distances and the things we wanted to see...even Westport itself was really ju ... read more
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New Zealand Flag 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
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7th June 2018

Milford Sound
Surely one of the most sublime places on the planet...waterfalls springing out after rain...where my kids swam at the mouth of a glacier...where the mist rises exposing a mountain top climbing out of the water. Lucky you to be there...lucky you could survive the cold. Gets quite nippy there sometimes...sometimes the best time to be there from the smiles on your faces.
8th June 2018

Milford Sound
Thanks Dave, and yes sublime is the perfect word for it, thanks for adding that to my blog! Haha...truly a magnificent place, and I was pleasantly surprised to see the lack of infrastructure there, a good balance between access and not messing with the beauty/grandeur of the place, a highlight of the trip for sure...

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