New Zealand part one…


I can now say I have been overseas, and what a better place to start than New Zealand.

I am here for a wedding and touring the South Island with my cousin Brittany. It is very beautiful!

When we first arrived we didn’t think it was as cold as we had been warned? But soon realised it was bitterly cold, as you would expect at 1:30am!

Our first stop was Christchurch and our first impression was this town is dead! and why are the side walks so uneven! Then we remembered they have just had an earthquake, so the town is excused. From there we visited the cute town of Ohau and onto Milford sound. Which was stunning BUT after being bus sick, going onto a boat wasn’t ideal.

I loved Queenstown, such beautiful countryside. No I didn’t go bungy jumping or anything like that. I considered it but after watching some silly people jump off a bridge, I realised I just wasn’t that silly!! So Britt and I opted for more scenic, safe things to occupy our time and spent a day on the slopes of NEW ZEALAND! Which weren’t as fluffy and snow covered as I would like to pretend. Also visited the countryside where Lord of the Rings was filmed, if that interests anyone!

More of our trip to come, and my first over seas wedding once I have shot that!…:)

3 Comments on New Zealand part one…

  1. Karen
    July 8, 2011 at 1:55 am (8 years ago)

    Wow Melanie, these photos are beautiful. Capturing some really wonderful memories here. Many thanks for sharing. Keep having fun and enjoy photorgaphing your first overseas wedding 🙂

  2. Liz Martin
    July 8, 2011 at 10:18 pm (8 years ago)

    Wow Mel, you don’t need Warm and sunshine to capture the beauty of NZ……..Glad you enjoyed your trip. It’s a beautiful country 🙂 Thanks for sharing your pics……they as usual are out of this world 🙂

  3. Alicia
    July 21, 2011 at 4:19 am (8 years ago)

    They’re really amazing I’m so jealous you were able to capture the beauty of the lake through the church window. I also love that one of the lake with the rusting stuff in the foreground such a beautiful contrast. Its just amazing to see how different people view their surroundings through their cameras.


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