Thursday, 24 May 2007

Auckland by night







(Photos 20D some at very high ISO's eg 3200)

Wednesday, 23 May 2007

Walking the dogs in Inglewood

Leo and Star

David

Christchurch to Wellington

On the Cook Straight ferry looking back to the South Island
Just out of Picton (South Island)
Leaving the sounds and heading for Cook Straight , thats the North Island in the distance
The Kaikora Coast .
Very ruggard and fully exposed to the southern ocean .
There is one rail tunnel and two road tunnels in this photo
The Kaikora Coast , unfortunately not the best weather .

Sunday, 13 May 2007

Governors Bay , Birdlings Flat and Leeston

Birdlings Flat
The wharf at Governors Bay , Lyttelton Harbour
The Leeston house where Dad was born in 1923
(the current owner kindly let us take this photo)

Dad standing outside his "bedroom" (the sun room) in the Leeston house he grew up in between 1924 and 1938 . Now unoccupied and in a rather poor state of repair.

(photo 20D)

Friday, 11 May 2007

Views from the TranzAlpine

My Dad (84) and I decided to have a "boys day out" and took the TranzAlpine http://www.tranzscenic.co.nz/ train from Christchurch to Greymouth and back. These are some of the images. A highly recommended day out even for Kiwi's. I must do this again in mid-winter.








(Photo 20D)