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  • Day187

    Haast Past - Part 2

    January 2, 2018 in New Zealand ⋅ 🌙 25 °C

    Haast Pass has many short pull offs to see different waterfalls. One seemed to magically come out of the forest and plunge into a deep pool, the popular Thundercreek Falls. At another stop, people had built countless Inukshuks (stone stacks). Of course, we built one too, overlooking the Fantail waterfall in the back.

    The scenery all along the drive was awesome. But when we arrived at Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea around sunset, the views were breathtaking. We found a freedom camping area at a gravel flat by Lake Hawea. We could pull right up to the water's edge and enjoy the views over the lake. And in the morning, a refreshing swim was first on the agenda!
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