Monthly Archives: October 2017

The trip up Lake Ohau to the Hopkins and the Dobson Rivers

Picked a perfect day for the trip up the western side of Lake Ohau near Twizel. All the shots you see in the first third of the video were taken at about 3:30 in the afternoon and the surface of … Continue reading

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Seen in a public toilet in NZ

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Up the eastern side of Lake Pukaki

When I left Lake Tekapo I turned left after about 5 Kms and took the Braemar Road to Lake Pukaki. This is a rarely traveled gravel road that comes out halfway up Lake Pukaki. There is a further 20 or … Continue reading

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Lake Tekapo Campsite

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Brilliant video – really evokes the 70’s

Don McLean’s American Pie

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There’s no changing some people

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Trip to Erewhon, Harper River, Lake Coleridge and Mesopotamia

Erewhon is a 35000 acre property at the head of the Rangitata River in the Southern Alps. The Station includes a large Clydesdale Horse Stud. Erewhon, which is nowhere spelt backwards is where Samuel Butler wrote his novel Erewhon. It … Continue reading

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Mt Peel’s Church

At the start of the road to Mesopotamia is the old Mt Peel Station Homestead and it’s nearby Church built by the Acland family. I always pop in and have a look. Last time I was down it had suffered … Continue reading

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