Long Live Travel

COVID = no travel.

All of our hotel and airline rewards have taken a beating this year while we've all experienced degrees of being grounded due to COVID-19.

I personally made 3 attempts this year to take a vacation before I succeeded!

Miriam and I finally got to visit Fiordland - one of the most dramatic and beautiful parts of New Zealand. Fiordland National Park is a World Heritage Site and includes Milford, Dusky and Doubtful Sounds. Milford Sound was described by Rudyard Kipling as the Eighth Wonder of the World; take a look at the photos of my visit and you will understand why.


Fiordland, New ZealandFirst Fiordland glimpse out the aircraft windowQueenstown International Airport touchdown!On the roadView from the roadLake Te Anau view from our roomLovely Lake Te AnauDeparting for Doubtful Sound cruiseFiordland is filled with thousands of waterfallsDoubtful Sound in the backgroundDoubtful Sound waterfallRead the reflection to read the sign ...Mirror LakeLocal life known for removing car parts when you don't pay attention!Mitre Peak, Milford Sound, Fiordland, New ZealandObligatory coffee shot ... how did I last so long without one?!?!?!Kea - beautiful red and green, extremely clever and very sociable mountain parrots notorious for their ability to destroy anything that can be pulled apart with a beak - including cars and tramping boots!Relaxing outside our room

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