Look at that, a new picture! I’ve been going back over some of my images (as promised) and realized how many awesome shots I have from NZ. I think we’re going back to the nature theme for a bit, as I had flagged a lot of really good ones, and they don’t need a lot of work either.
Here is one of the better panoramas I was able to get while descending on the Kepler trail. I highly recommend taking a look at the full sized version (careful, it is a 2MB file), because this image is composed of 11 other images. There is a lot of detail in there, that you simply won’t get from the image above. For example a few points of interest in the panorama (from left to right):
- The far left of the image, you can see the path and stairs we took to get down to where I took the pictures.
- To the right of that, there is a saddle, and you can see the path heading up the arete.
- You can see Lake Te Anau, and the town of Te Anau on the shore.
- The big slide is visible, which is a large landslide that happened in 1984.
- Lots of rugged scenery and mountain names I probably should’ve paid attention to.
- All the way on the left is the Hanging Valley emergency shelter
I think the image encompasses around 350 degrees of view, as my left and right don’t quite meet, but are very close.