On the way to Lake Heron, Lake Clearwater and Erehwon Station we called in at the Hakatere Station historic buildings in the Ashburton lakes area. The historic building were once at the heart of life in the Ashburton Gorge.
Nelson Creek We thought the camp site at Nelson Creek would be a good spot for a couple of days exploring the surrounding area, which it was but we had no idea what an interesting place it is with a great camp site and walks.
When we left the camp at Nelson Creek (see post) the morning was misty with low cloud and drizzle.
LAKE SUMNER – Off the Beaten Track to… Lake Sumner Lake Sumner is in the Lake Sumner Forest Park as are other lakes such as Loch Katrine and Lake Taylor.
LOCK KATRINE We were on our way to Lake Sumner and planning to stay at Lake Taylor for the night.
Just to prove that any day is a good day to visit Nugget Point. Here are some photos of a recent visit on a cloudy day.
We always like to get to the end of roads, wherever we are. So on a recent trip to Blenheim we headed down the road on the north side of the Wairau river.
We picked an absolutely stunning day to visit Invercargill and Bluff.
The 2018 Cavalcade – Something a bit different, I hope you enjoy seeing the photos and maybe go and see the 2019 cavalcade where the destination is Hawea. It’s a spectacular sight and great day out!!
This post carries on from Part One (Rainbow Road), there was just too much to see and too many photo opportunities for one post!
The Rainbow Road was built in the 1950s when electricity pylons were installed to supply power to the Nelson and Buller regions. The road runs from St Arnaud (the main gateway to the Upper Wairau Valley) through to Hanmer Springs in North Canterbury (134km north of Christchurch). Rainbow Station including the private formed roads and…