There was no vegetation along the way, just rocks and soil debris moving beneath our feet. On the bedrock surface were long parallel scratches, attributing to a slow but powerful glacial motion.
Hokitika Gorge walks
The river meandered through a beautiful landscape of granite cliffs and lush green forests. On a sunny summer day, the water shined a bright, milky turquoise color that seemed so surreal.
Sweaty hike in Arthur’s Pass
Arthur's Pass is a township in the heart of the Southern Alps (New Zealand). We camped at the village for a night and set out for the hike in Avalanche Peak the following morning.
Questing for NZ sea life
New Zealand sea lions are one of the rarest seal species in the world, and the yellow-eyed penguins are listed as critically endangered animals with only thousands of them left on the planet.