|Moeraki Boulders. Approx 1 meter in diameter.|
|More of same.|
Then it was on to Oamaru, where I spent some time poking around in the Historic District - Amazing place - I'd never been there in all my years of driving north through Oamaru to do fieldwork in NW Nelson.
|Steampunk is a whole creative/art genre that I still don't quite understand.|
Many of its practitioners dress in punk victorian fashion it seems (for
events at least), and make stuff out of discarded victoriana. Google it - I haven't.
|Working letter press / printing press in the Historic Area.|
|Limestone - the maori cave paintings are done beneath overhangs in it.|
|The red (ochre) is / are the cave paintings|
Then it was up the Waitaki Valley through all the hydro-power schemes/lakes.
|A map. Yes, north is up in the southern hemisphere too.|
|The Waitaki Dam|
|Getting closer to Twizel|
|Honoring the rare and endangered Black Stilts - in the Twizel|