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The sun behind the gleciers  
   

The sun behind the gleciers

Picture Perfect Cook

February 28th 2007
It's tall, bright and impressive, it's the mountain of your dreams, the kind you expect to see when when you search "mountain" in Google. And I got him on a particularly fine day, and he was clearly visible even 40 km away, just as soon as I got to the totally turquoise Pukaki lake. What's really weird that in order to get to mount Cook and his snowy neighbors, you don't have to drive up any mount ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Mount Cook National Park

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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