Photographer's Note

This photo was taken on a 4 day tramp I did on the Hollyford track near Milford Sound. There are a lot of popular hikes in this area, but this one is a lot less traversed, and not very well known.
It is a beautiful walk, mostly flat with a little hill to go over.
It is all through this beautiful, green and wild bush, with the amazing sounds of the native birds as a perfect soundtrack. The track follows the glacier blue Hollyford river, with views of incredible glaciers and mountains on the other side of the river.
The parks in New Zealand are a great service, and the wilderness conservation is impressive, although there is a great downfall in that a dangerous poison is spread around the parks to try to control the possum population which in turn kills a lot of other wildlife and contaminates the water.

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  • Copyright: Meera ji (smileymiraji) (52)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-12-17
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/3.8, 1/10 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-02-02 3:27
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