Sunday, 6 February 2011

Cruising Fjordland And Crossing The Tasman Sea

Monday January 31st

Today we sailed past Fjordland National Park which is in the South West corner of South Island New Zealand. It has many deep Fiords which were carved by glaciers. We passed through Dusky Sound, Doubtful Sound and then entered Milford Sound. Wow….what an exciting visual experience. Took loads of photos… Click Here To View.

Have noticed a real drop in temperature today as we are now the furthest south we can be without visiting Antarctica.

Pinch, Punch First Of The Month…

Tuesday February 1st

At sea all day and the seas are starting to get very rough. Clocks back one hour tonight.

Wednesday February 2nd

Still crossing the Tasman Sea to Tasmania commonly called ‘Crossing The Ditch’ Really bad weather now cold, high winds and deep rolling seas (there’s a song there somewhere) we’ve been told that we’re catching the edge of the cyclone that is hitting Queensland. Clocks back another tonight…all this extra sleep…

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