Of course, Invercargill wasn't just about family history, although it did keep cropping up. We made the obligatory stop at the main cemetery, where I found what seems to be the headstone for the 'mysterious' James Bryson.
And an amazing hardware store called Hayes, which says it is the "home of the World's fastest Indian" - the story of Burt Munro. It has an amazing collection of motorcars in the store.
Needless to say we also went to the Museum.
Desiree took herself off to see a collection of Roman artefacts, especially, but not solely, military ones: