Doubtful Sound from Te Anau

September 17 & 18, 2019 Woke up to constant drizzle which had kept on through the night. As we made coffee the snow began. What was a wonder at first turn into worry as we fretted about the drive from Wanaka to Queenstown then Te Anau. By the time we packed and drove out of … Continue reading Doubtful Sound from Te Anau

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Hello, Hawea, Here for Roy’s!

September 15, 2018 Lake Wanaka is figuratively linked to "That Wanaka Tree". It stands forlornly close to the lakeshore and at high tide covered completely by water. The image evokes serenity and isolation. In reality, the tree is rarely left alone except maybe at nightfall. It is dwarfed in size and beauty by many other … Continue reading Hello, Hawea, Here for Roy’s!