Road Trip – Day 1 – Auckland to Napier

All photos taken on a Leica C-Lux 3 camera – Click on the image to get a better quality view.

 

Totally by accident, this happened, I woke up, and felt like going for a drive…

I drove, and drove, and drove and… well, you get the idea….

 

This is my transport 🙂 YAY, love my Toyota Surf 4×4.

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Huntly Bridge – about an hour south of Auckland.

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Tirau – A Little Town….

Imagine that, a church co-operating with people… ha!

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The Good Tin Shepherd, with this Good Tin Dog

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The Good Tin Sheep to go with the above.

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A Clock Shop

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Some grassy hill thing with a tree..

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Next Stop – TOKOROA (yes I came from the bit at the top that says Auckland)

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A quick stop at Tokoroa, not much to see, see…

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The Road Is Long…..

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Next Stop – TAUPO – Middle of the North Island of New Zealand.

Had Lunch, saw some things, took some pictures, got bored, left.

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Hydro Electric Lake for power generation at Taupo. The Generation plant is under ground. Neat.

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A local of Taupo, well, a Lama.. near enough to a local. 🙂

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Thermal Power Generation and Heating

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The Mighty Huka Falls River

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Me driving, Leaving Taupo on my way to Napier

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My GPS telling me I should get ready to turn RIGHT in .. 98.9Km ??? What The ??  Come on, I know I’m dumb, but do I really need THAT much forward notice of a pending Right Hand Turn ?

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The Road goes on.. and on.. and on…with forestry industry on the left and right

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A cool looking waterfall in the middle of nowhere…

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Then finally… NAPI
ER – Gawds, what a long drive… Here I stay the night :) 

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Napier’s Shipping Port

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Where the Trees turn into Logs, turn into Wood, get shipped away…

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Napier, from Hills Point Lookout

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Sleepy time in Napier.

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Good night, … more tomorrow 🙂

2 comments so far

  1. Janerd on

    wow the waterfall pics ❤
    and the last one<3

    Like

  2. admin on

    My little camera doesn’t do the Huka Falls any justice.
    But yeah, it’s not bad, and I like the last one too 🙂
    Thankyou 🙂

    Like


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