Views from a rocky mountainside above Clyde and Earnscleugh, Central Otago. Yesterday, Hawksburn Road. New Zealand.
Central Otago is the place to go in autumn so we headed there today, hoping to see some colour.
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 →
Castle and Cloud
Castlerock, near Lumsden in Southland. Today. New Zealand
Dark green letterbox. Nearby, on the opposite side of the road.. dark green bales in a field. Old Coach Road, as we drove to Clinton, yesterday. Clutha / Southland, New Zealand.
Sheep and Bales
A drive along Old Coach Road this morning, we joined at Clinton but didn't go all the way to Mataura, electing to turn around and return the way we came. Clutha / Southland. New Zealand So cute how some of the sheep have claimed a bale to nestle up to (I'm guessing these are older... Continue Reading →
Way Out West
'Tis true! These photos were taken west of where we live *and* (Nigel's just reminded me), we live in West Otago! So.. I spotted this old wagon when we did the long country drive on back roads through farmland, technically in Southland as the regional boundary is close to where we live. We were nearing... Continue Reading →
Into The Blue
Into the blue! Southland, New Zealand. 29 December 2022.
White Hebe (Veronica) flowers bursting into bloom, West Otago. 10 January. New Zealand native.
Here's a new intersection but still on our country drive of 01 January. First up is a gravel road, lined on one side with a long line of our native flax plants and they're in flower hence the tall stalks. After that are three photos of swirly field patterns. We're well into summer now and... Continue Reading →
This morning we've been out and about in the Edendale area of Southland, New Zealand. We wanted to see what we might find in the way of tulips and we had quite some success! Here's some context photos to put you in the picture, all taken by Nigel 22 October 2022. Each of these photos... Continue Reading →
Daffodils, Blue Bridge
Daffodils at Weatherstons near Lawrence, Clutha District. Blue bridge; this is a beautiful single-lane bridge spanning the Clutha River (Mata-Au) at Millers Flat, Central Otago. All photos taken 02 October. New Zealand.