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Day 313 // Milford Sound

I shouldn't complain about the perfect weather, but Milford Sound and not even a cloud, just big, open blue skies for two days? According to wikipedia, it is known as the wettest inhabited place in New Zealand and one of the wettest in the world. Rainfall can reach 250 mm (10 in) during a span of 24 hours. The rainfall creates dozens of temporary waterfalls (as well as a number of major, more permanent ones) cascading down the cliff faces, some reaching a thousand metres in length. Smaller falls from such heights may never reach the bottom of the sound, drifting away in the wind. So I was stuck with this! Jokes aside, I'd love to see it in winter with stormy skies.

 

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Taken on December 30, 2011