Milford Sound has been described by Rudyard Kipling as the eighth wonder of the world, and I have to agree. First off, Milford Sound isn't actually a sound, it's a fjord. I think Mr. Milford didn't know much about geology... So, the quick difference is that a fjord is greeted by a glacier and a sound is created by a stream. Then, the valley gets filled up with salt water, and bam! it's a fjord. The mountains shooting out of the fjord are so big and steep, that most of them can't be photographed without a very wide angle lens. They're 1.5-2 km tall. I went on a sea kayaking trip, in which I saw sea lions and waterfalls, and where I met some very cool people (Severine and Ola, shown below). Lucky for me, on the day I left, it rained. When it rains, tons of waterfalls appear on the mountainsides. It looks like the mountains are bleeding.
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