Down the West shore of the South Island

The Tasman Sea between the West side of New Zealand and Australia provides a dramatic setting for the famous New Zealand Alps.
Milford and Doubtful Sounds are fiords in the same class as that of Norway's.
The driftwood campfires sure feel good in the evening as we begin to feel a bit of "fall in the air". The sunny days are in the 70's and the nights get into the 50's by early morning - our kind of weather.

We find an amazing mile long stone beaches without a soul to see the stunning array of colored rocks that we arrange into "pictures".
The wonderfully old romantic steam train glides across a gentle interval.
We stop to try to understand the student cricket game in Queenstown .
For Valentine's day Betty gets a visit to Invercargill's rose garden a part of their remarkable public gardens on the south coast.