Butchers Dam and lake on a perfect autumn day with clear blue sky and good reflections. Near to Alexandra in Central Otago. New Zealand. Flat Top Hill Conservation Area, dry land ecosystem.
Butchers Dam near Alexandra in Central Otago. Taken 30 April. New Zealand
Alligator in Central!
Alligator and turtle, Butchers Dam. Lol. Today in Central Otago. New Zealand
Blue and Yellow
Autumn landscape beauty. Roxburgh, Central Otago. Yesterday afternoon. New Zealand
Paradise Shelducks, Autumn
Paradise Shelducks by Lake Dunstan. Central Otago, New Zealand. 23 April
Pomahaka River, Park Hill
Pomahaka River at Park Hill Domain off Switzers Road, West Otago. New Zealand. 09 April
Park Hill Domain
Yesterday afternoon we took a rural drive along Switzers Road which follows a ridge through farm country and affords wonderfully extensive views to hills and mountains. Eventually we arrived at Park Hill Domain where I've previously taken a few photos from the road but we'd never driven into the public domain by the river. I... Continue Reading →
Driving back toward Port Chalmers from Aramoana on 31 March we got this fine view of the port with a cruise ship and the huge container hoists. The road runs alongside Otago Harbour affording lovely views on a fine day such as this was, interesting little bays and houses, and views of small boats at... Continue Reading →
Sea, rocks and kelp at Bluff in Southland. Far south of the South Island of New Zealand. Foveaux Strait. 17 March.
Round The Bend
A drive through rural back roads in Southland, Waikaka area. 29 December. New Zealand.
We went out for a country drive this morning, exploring some roads we hadn't travelled before. When we were well through our trip we came across this old building that appears to have been a farmhouse. Weatherboard house with corrugated iron roof. The front lower level has had its weatherboards removed and looks like it's... Continue Reading →
Perhaps the remnant held a claim boundary peg back in the day. It was illegal to sluice away a peg. I was intrigued by the horizontal hole at the top through which I could see the blue sky. The two 'remnant' photos were taken by me. The photos of Blue Lake and eroded hillside slopes... Continue Reading →