A Word A Week Photography Challenge – Mountains

Thanks once again to Sue over at A Word In Your Ear for another great ‘word a week challenge’, this time with the theme – Mountains. The most beautiful mountains I have seen were in New Zealand, a country formed by the collision of the Australian and Pacific tectonic plates. This collision resulted in stunning mountain ranges and beautiful volcanoes. _MG_8710   Crown Ranges – Wanaka, New Zealand_MG_9089

Hang gliders over The Remarkables – Queenstown, New Zealand

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Our Tiger-moth scenic tour over The Crown Ranges – Wanaka, NZ

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Unfortunately it was summer when we were in New Zealand, so this was the best shot I could get of the Franz Joseph glacier – Southern Alps, NZ

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The Remarkables – Queenstown

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Sunset over Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Ruapehu, Taupo, NZ. Mt Ruapehu is one of the world’s most active volcanoes, and the largest active volcano in New Zealand.

IMG_2485On our early morning flight home to Australia, we were lucky enough to watch the sunrise over the Southern Alps from the window of the plane. The tips of the Alps appeared to be swimming on a lake of cloud.

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20 thoughts on “A Word A Week Photography Challenge – Mountains

      • That’s my exactly same feeling…sometimes I found myself touching a stone or a tree because it seems too vivid, too perfect to doesn’t seem real!!! It is defenetly the best country I’ve seen so far! Love it… 🙂

  1. I lived in NZ Nth Island for nearly 40 years but now live in Australia and I only recently visited the fabulous South Island for the first time when we went over for a trip last year. I agree the mountains and scenery over there are just stunning

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