February 23, 2011

Misty morning, blue sky and lake, snow mountains and a green island

Location: Motuariki Island, Lake Tekapo, South Island, New Zealand (S43°56'22'' E170°31'36'')
Date: 26 May 2009, 11.10am
Camera: Canon 300D with EF 70-200/f4 IS L

The MacKenzie Country area od the South Island is an area of unparalleled beauty even in a country of so many spots of immense beauty. The most well-known spot around here is the scenic Lake Tekapo; but there are so many lakes around here to explore. All of these places are pretty as the snow-covered Southern Alps is always there as the backdrop. An example is Lake McGregor; another is this little tree-covered island sitting in the striking blue glacial-fed waters of Lake Tekapo. One of the best vantage point to enjoy the panorama is around Mount John Observatory.

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