Winter stops, sometimes quickly, sometimes it hangs on. This year it left quickly with warm wet winds stripping the snow base from the lower mountain and despite Turoa declaring Snovember we didn’t head up there at all through October, November. 82 more words
Raetihi provides surprises on occasion, only a block or so from our place a small field contained these two, from the bronzed hair, and comb over on one, to the others blondeness these two reminded me of a couple in the news these days…..
While its well outside my usual interest in New Zealand’s wild places and things, we recently spent a weekend in Ohakune with a photography friend, and he suggested that we pay a visit to… 238 more words
To remind ourselves that it is actually winter here, we decided to go find some snow last weekend and arrived at Ohakune, southeastern side on Ruapehu, just in time for the first weekend of the Ski Season. 204 more words