As I write this entry we are about to spend our first night in Queenstown. We drove 7.5 hours or so from Christchurch today and saw some really amazing scenery on the way. There were rolling plains, snow-capped mountains, and breath-taking lakes on the way, all of which I photographed of course. I've uploaded the photos in yet another photo album:
Tomorrow we're not really sure what we'll be doing, but there could be Lord of the Rings sites being visited. We shall see. Until then, stay classy.