Friday Photo: Hey Kea

Kea Bird, Milford Sound -- Fjordlands, New Zealand

Ahh he would probably be the first near hitchhiking bird I have ever seen.  He decided to really get a bit friendly with us on our way to Milford Sound.  He was hopping around the car as we went to stare at the waterfall before us, and even tried to jump in at one point when we opened the door to get back inside.  Maybe he just wanted some company … [Read more...]

Friday Photo: Break in the clouds — Milford Sound

Break from the Rain -- Milford Sound, New Zealand

I thought we were going to get really lucky here with the weather.  We pulled up to Milford Sound and it seemed like the weather was finally breaking.  Hurray!  Or so we thought.  It wasnt long after this that the weather once again turned sour and we were caught in cold rain during our boat ride out on the sound. … [Read more...]