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Instacrammed: the big fib at the heart of New Zealand picture-perfect peaks

That beautiful getaway shot doesn’t often reveal the dozens queueing behind you for their own moment of peace

One of New Zealand’s most scenic locations is buckling under the strain of selfie-seeking tourists, with lines of up to an hour to capture scenes of supposed isolation and peace.

Roys Peak in Lake Wanaka is one of New Zealand’s most Instagrammed day walks, a three-hour hike that offers sweeping views towards Mount Aspiring and the Southern Alps.

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