We woke to overcast skies and before long the heavens opened up and it was raining quite steadily as we left the home of our hosts. Our first stop was the Dunedin Train Depot – Victorian era building which boasts being one of New Zealand’s most photographed buildings. It was interesting and had an art gallery upstairs that we walked through.
From there we went to find the worlds steepest residential street. We drove up to the top and then had to turn around as it is a one way street. Now we can say we’ve been there and done that.
We traveled through some amazing country today. We decided some of it would have been perfect for Lord of the Rings filming (but it wasn’t as far as we know). The rain slacked off as we traveled and the sun started breaking through.
After arriving in Queenstown, we traveled on to Glenorchy – a small village at the end of Lake Wakatipu. The lake is surrounded by steep mountains and we were told that the lake is as deep as the mountains are high.
Tonight we are being hosted by a family in Queenstown – again, friends of friends. Soooo grateful!