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.
Blue and Yellow
Autumn landscape beauty. Roxburgh, Central Otago. Yesterday afternoon. New Zealand
Central Otago is the place to go in autumn so we headed there today, hoping to see some colour.
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 →
The bush walk where I photographed greenery was at the Organ Pipes track on Mt Cargill in Dunedin. We eventually made it to where I could see the organ pipes (just). There was a huge heap of broken 'pipes' lying on the ground and I didn't fancy trying to navigate across them for a better... Continue Reading →
Castle Rock, at Castlerock. Southland, New Zealand. 26 March.
Castle and Cloud
Castlerock, near Lumsden in Southland. Today. New Zealand
Round The Bend
A drive through rural back roads in Southland, Waikaka area. 29 December. New Zealand.
Driving through Tuapeka Mouth yesterday I saw all these wrapped bales in a farm field and immediately thought of Yayoi Kusama's art, her infinity rooms. Clutha District, New Zealand.
Yellow Crop Field
Yellow crop field we suddenly came across during a back country drive this afternoon. Clutha district, Otago. 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 →
Big Bare Dam
A different dam in this post to the ferny one I've been showing, but it's also from the gold mining days and it's still an earth dam. The difference is that this one's in Central Otago and its inside wall is lined with rocks (the work is done wonderfully as one of the builders, David... Continue Reading →