3/26/10

Fly In at Stratford

Last week the local ATC (high-school, Air Training Corp) was part of the small plane Fly-In at the Stratford Air Port. Since both Missy and Otterboy are involved with ATC, I grabbed my camera and tagged along.







It was quite a day for such a small place, but lots of folks showed up to look around. For more photos, click here.

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3/19/10

Pig out point


There is an oceanside parking lot in New Plymouth called 'Pig out point' (well, by the locals, anyway) that is, of course, a convenient place to eat your fast food after you've gone through the drive-thru window. 

The gulls are very aware of this place and perch expectantly on the hood bonnet of your car. They have no shame.




We got a spectacular view of the windsurfers as we dined al fresco.







3/15/10

New Plymouth


Someone thought the 'bump' signs needed some personality.



The next section of the coastal walkway from New Plymouth. I like the 'fishbone' design of the bridge.


3/11/10

Patio visitor


I officially love my camera. I snapped this guy crawling around on my strawberries and was astounded by the detail I saw of him and the fruit.



3/9/10

Ameri'car'na in NZ

Each year, American car owners get together and tour around the country showing off their muscle cars and awesome paint jobs. It's called Americarna and is quite a sight to see. We missed it this year, but the flags were still flying in Hawera a few days after the cars were gone.








3/3/10

Drive-by photos


Even though most of the streets in NZ are immaculate, compared to the US, I find the things left in the fields along the way very interesting.


Malibox. Yes, Really.

How strange to see this parked on the street in NZ!