1. Top Of the Bottom :: InspiringTravellers.com - Travel the World
    November 9, 2012 @ 11:30 am

    […] beautiful. When we first got up top we could see a storm coming in. We saw rain from high up in Queenstown. The worry that the storm would get to us before the sun set was […]

  2. Seeing Kiwis in New Zealand » Grounded Traveler
    March 28, 2012 @ 12:10 am

    […] there are actually a number of kiwi sanctuaries around New Zealand, including one in Queenstown that we walked by, I picked Rainbow Springs to go see my first kiwi bird. It was near the end of the […]

  3. Fiordland Park : Forests, Mountains and Waterfalls » Grounded Traveler - Expat Adventures in Germany
    February 11, 2012 @ 7:13 pm

    […] Sound is one of the most well known sights in New Zealand and close to the tourist haven of Queenstown, so there are a lot of options to get out there. We decided against a day trip and did an overnight […]

  4. Jessica
    February 8, 2012 @ 12:48 am

    Gotta be honest here: the views are nice and all, but I’m really here for the fur nipple covers.

    That has to take the cake as best giftshop gift of all time. Hilarious! 😀

    • Andrew
      February 9, 2012 @ 8:45 pm

      I don’t know how many people buy them, but it was very cool to see.

  5. Sabrina
    February 6, 2012 @ 5:54 pm

    Great photos! The view from up there looks amazing. The gonodla looks kind of scary-steep. Love the random little gift shop “art” too 🙂 They must be cold with all the body-part warmers 🙂 I’m such a coward. Would never do bungy jumping! The carts look kind of ok though. or were the streets very steep?

    • Andrew
      February 7, 2012 @ 8:24 pm

      It was not the steepest I have been in. It didn’t really wobble much either.
      It is hard to tell how steep the streets were, but enough that you could get moving easily. Not so steep that I looked at it and was afraid. It just wasn’t one of my things. I have no interest in jumping from anything.

  6. Christy @ Technosyncratic
    February 5, 2012 @ 3:08 pm

    Oooh, luge tracks?? I don’t think I’d try it, but it reminds me of Cool Running (only the BEST movie of the 90s, obviously… and one I’ve seen like 80 times). Also, those gondola views are gorgeous!

    • Andrew
      February 5, 2012 @ 3:46 pm

      It does not look as scary as the word ‘luge’ makes it seem. I think I might have tried it, but I am perfectly ok not as well. Cool Runnings is indeed very cool. I don’t know if I thought of it at the time, but I can’t not now.

  7. The Honourable Husband
    February 4, 2012 @ 9:49 am

    New Zealand is awesome, isn’t it? Queenstown is one of the coolest hippie-hip places I know. The chess-set says it all.

    • Andrew
      February 4, 2012 @ 5:32 pm

      It was not a talking chess set. Although that would be interesting. 😉 I definitely liked the country and the city, though not necessarily my thing for more than a few days.

  8. Andrea
    February 4, 2012 @ 6:41 am

    Very cute! We actually didn’t go up high to see the view from above but we absolutely adored Queenstown

    • Andrew
      February 4, 2012 @ 5:31 pm

      I think I would have liked Queenstown better not around Christmas time. The original plan was to be there for New Years, but it didn’t work out as there was no housing to be had. I can well imagine how crazy it is on NYE.

  9. Jeremy Branham
    February 4, 2012 @ 6:37 am

    Love the photos and the views. The last photo is the best one! 🙂

    • Andrew
      February 4, 2012 @ 5:30 pm

      Thanks. 🙂

    • Ali
      February 7, 2012 @ 7:19 am

      Thanks Jeremy!