Aoraki (Mount Cook)

3 Feb

Mount Cook (NZ’s highest) and Mount Tasman (second highest) almost free of the clouds that hung around the peaks all day.

Franz Josef Glacier:

What used to be full of ice in the 1940s:

Where it is now:

Fox Glacier:

Mount Cook from Lake Matheson:

View from my motel room isn’t bad:

A mere 15 hours of driving and hiking through the southern Alps today…