Category Archives: Fiordland

West Coast Chaos

Wild wet valleys of the West Coast firth. Tangled fronds dapple, lichen captivate. Life’s tired arteries of green-grey earth. Forgotten a while from Jurassic birth. Bent tourist elbows, erect to self-pixilate. Wild wet valleys of the West Coast firth. Mountain … Continue reading

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Mustering courage at Lake Rere

Zebras, when pursued by hungry carnivores, must only outrun one of their mates to remain alive.  Thus I was recently disappointed to find that it was I, that had been outrun, whilst in the cross hairs of an angry beast … Continue reading

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Catching a Weather Window in Fiordland

Planning trips around the weather has never been as problematic as it was this Summer, and as the calendar flipped over to January, my son and I found ourselves in one of the dampest places on earth – Fiordland. Our … Continue reading

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Milfordites

“What did zero says to eight?” “Nice belt man!” – Ben, Milford Sounds Kayaks, Milford. So what do the two hundred odd permanent mildfordites do in a town that has nothing but a wharf, three lodges, one pub, no cell … Continue reading

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