Sunsets and Life

I enjoy this photograph for a couple of reasons.  It’s easy to see this was a beautiful sunset.  I took this photo about 9:45pm this week, and twilight lingered for almost another hour.  When I finally to bed at 11:00pm I swear I saw hints of blue still hugging the horizon.  This was armchair beauty. Continue reading “Sunsets and Life”

Exploring the Southern Scenic Route…..and….It takes a village, people.

The Southern Scenic Route is just that, very far South and very Scenic.  This weekend I had the opportunity to follow the road from Dunedin to Invercargill (basically, the southernmost town in Nz) and was treated to a taste of the majesty Nz has to offer.  Not far from Dunedin (a 15 minute drive fromContinue reading “Exploring the Southern Scenic Route…..and….It takes a village, people.”

Feeling like a King in Queenstown

Queenstown sits on the shore of the enormous serpentine Lake Wakatipu.  It is a town out of a storybook, with steep streets which ascend up the mountainside, and it looks out over the southern part of the lake to a vista of the snow capped mountain range, The Remarkables. The lake features prominently in allContinue reading “Feeling like a King in Queenstown”