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Milford Sound

Oh my, Milford Sound is one of the most beautiful places in the world! I absolutely adored it here, even just being on the bus, it was gorgeous outside! The weather wasn’t great on the way down, but that did not matter at all. It’s New Zealand, everything is beautiful!DSC03828
(This is from the Lake Of Reflections – which didn’t really reflect due to the weather).
On the way to Milford Sound, we stopped at a service station that had Alpacas and we were allowed to feed them. As I am a complete animal lover, I was in my element and was a huge highlight of the journey, too! Although, they do like to spit on you, which I experienced a few times..
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Luckily, when we got to the dock to go on a small cruise through Milford Sound, the weather perked up a lot and was so sunny!

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Also, another highlight of Milford Sound was the fact that a Welsh man discovered it and named it Milford Sound after his hometown in Wales, Milford Haven (which is a bit of a dump). But still, those proud Welsh feels came out!

Here, is also where they filmed scenes from Wolverine, where he jumps off a waterfall – TRUE STORY, THAT!

Anyway, I think the photos speak for themselves!
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Huka Falls

We made a very quick stop to Huka Falls, on the way to Taupo. It was such a pretty stop, we were literally here for 5/10 minutes but the views were beautiful. The actual falls are claimed to be the fastest widening falls, as it starts off very narrow and within a metre or two, it has expanded and opens up completely!

Yet again, the water is VERY blue here too, and it even started to snow whilst we were here! (I’m not too surprised though as it was -1 degrees at the time!).
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Taranaki Falls & Mt Doom

Last week, on our way to Wellington we stopped to have a walk around Taranaki Falls, where we could see the famous ‘Mt Doom’ from Lord Of The Rings. This was incredible, as I am a fan of Lord of The Rings and of the snow at the time – we also got to see the waterfall (Taranaki Falls) where Gollum eats a fish out of the water in the movie.
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The walk was so beautiful, very slippery and a little dangerous, but so so beautiful! It took 2 hours to walk there and back, and it was definitely worth it! Although, if you want to see more of this, you can do the Tongariro Crossing hike, that takes 7 hours to do and you go a lot closer to Mt Doom! 11745516_10153061119117362_5318211993117064850_n 11709559_10153061120287362_3989892762674154498_n
Here is the waterfall that I mentioned earlier on, I loved that it was so cold there that it was starting to form icicles underneath the waterfall and started to make a snowy foam as the water hit the bottom!11042685_10153061120437362_8422178168144324788_n
I would highly recommend doing this walk, if you are passing the area! There’s not too much more that I am going to say on this but feel free to ask me any questions! It was a place to take in the beauty of the New Zealand nature!11403417_10153061115257362_6777366561525724174_n
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re you a big Lord Of The Rings fan? Would you like to visit Mt Doom?
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Taranaki Falls & Mt Doom

Last week, on our way to Wellington we stopped to have a walk around Taranaki Falls, where we could see the famous ‘Mt Doom’ from Lord Of The Rings. This was incredible, as I am a fan of Lord of The Rings and of the snow at the time – we also got to see the waterfall (Taranaki Falls) where Gollum eats a fish out of the water in the movie.
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The walk was so beautiful, very slippery and a little dangerous, but so so beautiful! It took 2 hours to walk there and back, and it was definitely worth it! Although, if you want to see more of this, you can do the Tongariro Crossing hike, that takes 7 hours to do and you go a lot closer to Mt Doom! 11745516_10153061119117362_5318211993117064850_n 11709559_10153061120287362_3989892762674154498_n
Here is the waterfall that I mentioned earlier on, I loved that it was so cold there that it was starting to form icicles underneath the waterfall and started to make a snowy foam as the water hit the bottom!11042685_10153061120437362_8422178168144324788_n
I would highly recommend doing this walk, if you are passing the area! There’s not too much more that I am going to say on this but feel free to ask me any questions! It was a place to take in the beauty of the New Zealand nature!11403417_10153061115257362_6777366561525724174_n
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re you a big Lord Of The Rings fan? Would you like to visit Mt Doom?
xx