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Milford Sound Fjord of New Zealand. P.2.

Uritsk Andrey • 4 minutes read • May 5th, 2016
The true height of the mountains rising to the sky is especially felt from such pictures - after all, the photo was taken from the 16th deck of the huge liner!
The airplane is soaring between the mountain peaks. The views opening from there are impressive!
And here is the end of the fjord where the tiny village of 

Milford Sound i

s located.
The ship begins to turn around.
Here, at the end of the fjord, there is the most powerful waterfall in 

Milford Sound 

- 525 feet (160 meters) high Bowen Falls.
We are turning:
And here is the Rembroke mountain, I spotted its snow-white cap from far away. Now it hangs right above us. Just fantastic!!!
We are going back - to the exit from the fjord:
Here it is - a classic "hanging" V-shaped valley from which 480-feet (146-meter) Stirling Falls cascades.
I saw a rainbow!
And the seals sunbathe:
The huge "

Diamond Princess

" moved through the narrowness of Milford Sound with a pilot. Now the ocean is ahead, and the pilotage is not necessary anymore:
We are leaving the fjord:
And after half an hour turquoise waters of the Tasman Sea are foaming astern.
It is sad, but it's time to say goodbye to New Zealand - to this beautiful and hospitable country. After all, there are so many interesting and unknown things that you should definitely come back here again! "Princess" is headed towards the open sea and it begins its longest in this cruise passage from the New Zealand coast to the island of Tasmania - 893 nautical miles (about 1.600 kilometers). New Zealand coast is farther and farther...
Today was perhaps the most beautiful day of the cruise and it ended with a wonderful sunset!
The sun already set, it's getting dark, the ship left the New Zealand coast several hours ago, heading towards the sea to Tasmania. But the outlines of the distant shore and the snow cap of the Rembroke mountain will be visible in the lilac sky for a very long time...
Good bye, New Zealand!
Author: Uritsk
Translated by: Olesya Zhukova

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