Early in 2020 I had the opportunity to spend just over 2 months touring and photographing the South Island of New Zealand. I made it back to Auckland just before NZ went into Stage III and then Stage IV lock down very quickly, due to COVID-19.
During that trip I went to Mt Cook / Aoraki region a couple of times. On the first visit the weather was not so good but I still amazed by what I saw.
On the second visit the weather was fantastic and the view of Mt Cook / Aoraki standing at 3,724 m / 12,218 ft above the wall of mountains around the area, was just incredible. Absolutely breath-taking.
This image was taken on one of my hikes up to the Kea Point which is not far from the White Horse Hill Campsite (less than 30 minutes).