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Fox Glacier Hike

Posted: February 27th, 2011 by Courtney

One of the things I really wanted to do in New Zealand was a glacier walk. So after a mellow night in Wanaka, we drove over the Haast Pass to the West Coast. The Westland National Park is home to two glaciers that you can hike with guides, Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier. We […]

Fiordland National Park

Posted: February 27th, 2011 by Scott

After Queenstown we drove to the Fiordland National Park, which is a series of fiords on the southwest of the south island. The most famous is Milford Sound (its really a fiord). After spending a night in Te Anau, the closest town to the National Park, we set off down Milford Road to the Sound. […]

Earthquake Status

Posted: February 22nd, 2011 by Scott

Hey all, we just wanted to let everyone know that we’re alright in the aftermath of the major earthquake that struck Christchurch yesterday. We were fortunately on the other side of the South Island at the Milford Sound. We had been camping and had no idea about the quake until we got back into town […]