The South Island of New Zealand is one of the most beautiful places on earth ( or should that be Middle Earth?!). I tell people all the time! But maybe they think I'm biased? I was born in NZ after all (#halfhobbit), so I guess I'm obliged to talk it up a bit.
SO, I thought the easiest way for me to convince you, would really just be to SHOW you. Here we go.
1) Hokitika Gorge Bridge - OH hey! There I am. This place was ridiculously gorgeous, even in the rain.
2) Well, I have 100% forgotten the name of this river. I'm not actually sure I knew it in the first place. Does anyone recognise this place?
3) Wharariki beach - Definitely do NOT apply sunscreen right before arriving at this beach. I looked like a human sand castle.
4) Akaroa - A very FRENCH little town, just outside Christchurch.
5) Fox Glacier - Nothing like a helicopter ride over a glacier to remind you how beautiful New Zealand really is.
6) Hokitika Gorge - LOOK at that water. And this was on a MISTY day!
7) Lake Rotoiti - Hi again! Though it may be the standard New Zealand tourist picture, it's still ridiculously beautiful.
8) Milford Sound - Generally rainy, always beautiful.
9) Lake Matheson - Mirror Lake.
10) Fiordland National Park- Driving to Milford Sound. This looks a lot like Mordor to me. #realmiddleearth
12) Lake Rotoiti - Yeah OK so MAYBE I had a bit of a photo shoot. This is from a less popular side. There was nobody there at all....... apart from a LOT of eels.
13) Rakia Gorge - That's me there, that tiny red dot!
14) Wharariki Beach - I reckon this should be the second location for Hobbiton! So green and gorgeous.
15) Takaka Hill - Funny name, pretty place.
So what do you think? Am I just biased?
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