New Zealand – March 19th

Continued from March 18th

My flight to the south island was completely uneventful and pleasant.  Once in Christchurch, I picked up my next rental van, groceries and gas and started my counter-clockwise tour of the south island. The countryside was nice, but the light was bleh and there weren’t many places to pull over, so for the most part I did not stop. I stopped at one small waterfall with signs reading “Danger, do not go down to the falls. Lives have been lost. Thank you, signed, The Government.” 

You can purchase prints of these images here!

All North Island Prints here.

I arrived in early evening at Kerr Bay in Nelson Lakes National park on the shore of Lake Rotoiti. Commence my next fast-paced shooting-the-sunset extravaganza!

Last light on the St Arnaud Range to the west of lake Rotoiti was really spectacular. However the sand flies and freezing glacial-lake water made for very uncomfortable conditions.

  1. I am eager to see the rest of the South Island. My favorite place on this earth!

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