Monthly Archives: January 2013

Waiau Mouth and the road to the Hump

Left Mullet Bay and drove to a place called Waiau Mouth, the west side of the mouth of the Waiau River and spent the night overlooking the beach. This first shot shows the view in the early morning and the … Continue reading

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Birds at Mullet Bay

Spent some time watching the Titi birds. Otherwise known as Sooty Shearwater or Mutton birds. Amazing to be in the center of a flock that must have numbered in the order of 100 thousand. I really can’t say but they … Continue reading

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Cosy Nook and Mullet Bay

Cosy Nook is West of Riverton. A house was initially built on the Southland coast by the retired Harbour Master from Bluff, who named it after his old Scottish village, Cozy Neuk. Forgive the fact the the world is tilting … Continue reading

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Riverton

Nice southland town, just 30 or 40 ks West of Invercargill. Obviously been some money here in the past, has a gold mining, timber, fishing background. I like the older houses. This looks like the boss’s house. This is directly … Continue reading

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Thornbury Bridge

Was going to stop in Invercargill but the park-over at the Racecourse was shut so said stuff it and set off toward Riverton. Decide to stop at the Thornbury Bridge free camping area. Council lets you stay for 28 days! … Continue reading

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Faeroe Island Houses

Found this guy who set out to row from Scotland to Iceland. He only got as far as the Faeroes but it was a good try. Liked these houses he discovered on the way. Living down here in Southland for … Continue reading

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