interesting things

Here are some South Island roadside shots that I found interesting.
I adore wandering about in New Zealand!

A fence made from crab traps.

Eucalyptus trees

There are bits of history to be found everywhere. These are from the South Island.


Wednesday around the World

We saw this little guy (or gal?) on the rocks below the Coastal Walkway 
in New Plymouth the other day.  He and his buddies were enjoying the sun.

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drive by churches

Hubby is always on the look-out for churches anywhere we go.
These are a few that he found in the South Island.


a few birds

These are some of the birds that we encountered
in the South Island earlier this year.


Buying eggs, Taranaki style

While driving around last weekend, Hubby saw a sign for eggs for sale. 
We stopped and took them off the shelf, put the money in 
the little jar and drove off with our organic eggs. :) I love Taranaki!
Such an old-fashioned way to do business.


my garden as autumn approaches

I only had 5 monarch caterpillars this year.

Wednesday around the World

The bees here are quite happy with the wildflowers
that grow along the side of the road.

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artistic baling and panoramas

While we were in the South Island, I noticed the bales of hay laying in the fields. Just about all the farms had them  looking very meticulous in the way they were laid out which is in stark contrast to the bales in Taranaki being stacked along the side of the field.

Hubby asked around and found that it's so damp there that the farmers leave them where they will be used for the animals. The things I learn!

Some of the farms had baled the hay in purple wrapping that reminded me of the pink bales a couple of years back that were in support of breast cancer. The purple bales raise money for Starship Children's Hospital. You can read more here.

Hubby and I both love the 'panorama' setting on the camera. These are some he took.