Lie of the Land

Backcountry views from a gravel side-road that runs through farmland between Middlemarch and Macraes, in a rural hinterland sitting right on the boundary between Dunedin City and Waitaki District, in Otago. New Zealand, 13 April, I’ve posted from this road before.. see !Cattle Stop


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In the far distance is the Rock and Pillar Range, the town of Middlemarch sits at the foot of that range. Beautiful and rugged; rocky tor and tussock landscape. Typical of much of backcountry Otago.

We drove quite a way along this road, turning around soon after these l-ooo-ng stockyards!


Text and photos by Liz; Exploring Colour (2022)

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    1. Certainly a good case for that Tanja! Hehe. I did consider using ‘Lay of the Land’ but I’d usually say ‘lie of the land’ in conversation so stuck with that, even tho’ it’s a little awkward! πŸ˜€ Thanks my friend.

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