Monthly Archives: May 2012

Brutal weather can’t beat the Southern hospitality!

Three weeks ago we had been looking up from the shores of Lake Pukaki towards the Mt Cook. There, like so many days high along the east side of the mountainous spine of the Southern Alps, cloud draped itself silently … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes

Having a day off in Lake Tekapo was a great decision as it gave me the opportunity to put things in perspective and to take some time to enjoy the amazing scenery that New Zealand has to offer. I have … Continue reading

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Tough week!

  Time to take stock The sun is glistening over the still waters of Lake Tekapo, filtering through the alpine trees outside and warming my toes as I sit couched in a cosy youth hostel – it is our first … Continue reading

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