The journey from Christchurch to Aoraki/Mt Cook passes through small towns, farmlands, Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki. As we near the lake region, the scenery changed dramatically to snow capped mountains backdrop.
|Can even do a jump shot in the middle of the road|
|Fields of Gold.|
|The oldest church in all of NZ!|
|Lake Tekapo. The opaque turquoise colour of this lake and others in the area is caused by fine, glacier-ground rock particles held in suspension.|
|Church of the Good Shepherd overlooking the lake|
|This is not a beach scene. Fresh water lake.|
|Shepherd dog statue|
|Mt Cook Alpine Salmon. You cannot get it any fresher. Superior grade shasimi.|
|Salmon shasimi and a beautiful view. Priceless.|
|The alpine mountains beckons. Road to Mt Cook.|
|It was very cold|
The Aoraki Mount Cook National Park has the highest mountain in Australasia i.e. Mt Cook at 7,255 metres.
|YHA Hostel. Mt Cook is actually located at the base of the mountains.|
|The views were breathtaking and the air sickening clean and fresh! lol.|
|The hills are alive..with the sound of....|