Into Each Heart Some Water Falls
Fantail Falls on Haast River
After our tour of the Southern part of South Island, we were descending from the Haast Pass to the Tasman Sea in the West, after our overnight stay at Hawea Lake. Near the road, hidden by a stretch of wood, are the Fantail Falls that add more water to the Haast River. The form of the Falls reminds of the tail of a local bird, the Fantail
* (unfortunately, we saw none) that can open its tail like... a fan.
Zen Garden near the Falls
Visitors from East Asia apparently like this place very much and the pebbles on the riverbed are ideal to put on one another to make these small (and not so small) piles that turn the site into a special place. Some people must have spent quite some time -and meditation- to compile some of the towers that testify of the zen spirit, of calmness and concentration.
play of the sunlight in the clear waters
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photos from 2016.