Saturday, 15 October 2016

Lake Taylor


I haven't been blogging for a while as live got in the way so to catch up here is one of the trips I made. A while ago a car drove into my little Diatsu Boon and accordingly was written of by the insurance. I had two days to buy a new car as I had to go to work on Monday. We found a Suzuki SX4, a little four wheel drive, or a pretend four wheel drive as my clients call it.
Anyway my husband said we had to try it out on a gravel road. So we drove the Lake Sumner Road
from Hawarden in North Canterbury to Lake Taylor, which is 50 km and mostly gravel road. Oh what a treasure. There was hardly any traffic so we could stop on many places to make photos of this gorgeous area. We had a short walk as well and crossed a cool swing bridge.

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  1. The swinging bridge looks like a challenge. Beautiful countryside. Wish I was with you.

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  2. Hi Marja - wonderful place to visit ... and I'm so glad the new 'pretend' car has worked out so well ... sorry about the nuisance .. but am assuming you weren't hurt ... take care - gorgeous ... cheers Hilary

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    1. haha no nuisance at all It did work out well :)

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  3. Je woont in een prachtig land met zulke mooie natuur. Zo'n swingbridge is niets voor mij, ik verstijf van angst als ik daar over moet...

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  4. As usual, I'm envious of the New Zealand countryside. It is beautiful.

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  5. You were combining 'business with pleasure' on that trip. Enjoy your new car!
    The pictures are beautiful.

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  6. Beautiful photos of New Zealand as I remember, especially the sheep and mountains. Wish you good driving with the Suzuki.

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  7. What a beautiful part of the world you live in.
    LGS

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  8. Such a privilege to be in NZ. Been there many years ago. Arrow Town, Queenstown, Shotover jet, Mount Cook in the distance. Beautiful country and great photos you've given here Marja! Conveniently with 50 mil sheep but just 6 mil people - lots of space to move around. Great!

    Hank

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    1. It is indeed a privilege and I love all the beauty You went on a nice trip to some great places

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  9. I will have to come across the ditch and travel with you and William in your pretend 4WD. The unspoiled New Zealand countryside is so enticing Marja. Take care dear friend. Peggy xxxxx

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    1. That sounds great Peggy There is also a nice track starting in Hanmer and than we could go to the pools as well :)

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  10. Beautiful photographs...

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  11. Wonderful photo shares Marja.. Such beautiful scenes.. Sorry to hear about your car being written off.. I just sold my Suzuki Liana, as I was hardly driving it now retired.. And I am having to get used to hubbies car now his is a 4x4.
    My Suzuki was very reliable..
    Glad all is well with you.. Sending Lots of Love your way as Spring now is starting I am sure to bloom.. Hugs Sue xx

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