Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Opunaki

So after a lovely walk along the coastline this morning, where we came across a couple of interesting memorials to surfers who had lost their lives…

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and then on to an electronic lighthouse

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and then…

after a lunch of savoury muffins we headed off to look for a place for the night.

There were some interesting places on the way, a couple of interesting lighthouses, the first at the Egmont Boat Club and the second at Cape Egmont Road.

We tried a couple of places that were a bit exposed to the current weather and so have ended up at the Middleton Bay Boat Ramp, Opunaki for the evening.

A lovely spot tucked under the cliff and fairly sheltered from the wind.

It was one of the few sandy beaches so far on this journey around the mountain.

I can also understand where some of the paint companies get their colour palettes from when you see the array of colours and textures in the rocks on the beach

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So the view from my window tonight will be….

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