Rain, rain...come again? (Te Anau, 23 Feb 2012) Fiordland rejoices in the reputation as one of the wettest places in the world. Some parts get 8m of rain a year (that's 26 feet to you limeys). That's over twice as much as the wettest place in Britain (in Snowdonia if you're interested). Even Te Anau, which is in the rain shadow of the mountains, gets 1.2m (47"). So it wasn't that surprising when we woke up to the sound of rain this morning. What was less expecte...
New Zealand, Australia, S.E. Asia
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New Zealand is a delightful place - better than the UK in many ways. However internet access is not one of them. Wi-Fi is available in many campsites but, where it works at all, it is tempermental and slow. So this is the first time I've been able to get propery online for several days. Since my last blog we've picked up our camper van, travelled down the east coast through Dunedin to Invercargill at the southernmost tip and then back up to Te Anau at the edge o...