Tekapo: A Stunning South Island Lake – #AtoZ Postcards of NZ

Beautiful azure lake Tekapo on the South Island of New Zealand

T is for Tekapo . . .  or turquoise waters. Practical Information:  Lake Tekapo is one of three lakes in the Mackenzie basin on the South Island. It’s about halfway between the Christchurch and Queenstown Airports, making it an ideal stop to break up the six hour drive, or a destination on its own. Water from the lake is […]

Photos of Lake Tekapo: Is This New Zealand Most Beautiful Spot?

Views Lake Tekapo New Zealand

Lake Tekapo caught me by surprise, and without being too cliche, it took my breathe away. The first time I saw it we were tired. We were in a hurry, making the 24 hour drive from Auckland to Wanaka without plans for sightseeing.  We were way too focused on our destination, and suddenly hungry. Lake […]