Picture Gallery for Thu 2011-02-10 11:10:00 UTC


Click to enlargeLooking down at the Speight's Brewery from the Elm Row steps (near to where I stayed).
Click to enlargeElm Row. It's a street. The houses along the left have Elm Row addresses.
Click to enlargeDunedin Train Station. Supposedly the second most photographed building in the Southern Hemisphere.

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(7556x2630, 3666.94 kb) Dunedin Train Station.

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(6897x2578, 3115.01 kb) Dunedin Train Station.

Click to enlargeDunedin Train Station.
Click to enlargeDunedin Train Station. I guess I'm doing my best to add to the tally.
Click to enlargeDunedin Train Station.
Click to enlargeAnother stair.
Click to enlargeSpeight's Tour. The message about water refers to the public water tap nearby.
Click to enlargeSpeight's Barrels.
Click to enlargeSpeight's Barrels. The little one (number 1) was known as the Cooper's Barrel.It was the daily alotment of beer given to a pair of workers in the Cooper's Shop.
Click to enlargeMedals won by Speight's.
Click to enlargeSpeight's bottles.
Click to enlargeSpeight's bottles.
Click to enlargeSpeight's bottles.
Click to enlargeMalt.
Click to enlargeSugar.
Click to enlargeWater kettles. The brewery treats its own water.
Click to enlargeThe iconic barrel-topped chimney. The barrel motif on top was an afterthough by one of the junior draftsmen.
Click to enlargeWater kettles.
Click to enlargeMalt mill.
Click to enlargeTime clock.
Click to enlargeThe mill room.
Click to enlargeThe "brewer's office".
Click to enlargeHops.
Click to enlargeLooking southeast-ish from the Speight's Bridge, down Broadway.
Click to enlargeThe slate roofed building in the centre of this photograph is the original brewery, predating its purchase by Mr. Speight in 1876.
Click to enlargeLooking northwest-ish from the Speight's Bridge, up Rattray. The spires of St. John's are visible.
Click to enlargeThe Speight's bridge.
Click to enlargeFermenting Gyle Nº 1
Click to enlargeMore gyles.
Click to enlargeDescending one of the gyles.
Click to enlargeKettles.
Click to enlargeThe Kettle.
Click to enlargeThe plate on the cooker.
Click to enlargeOur gbuide instructs us on how to pull a glass of beer.
Click to enlargeMac's Brewery Ginger Beer.
Click to enlargeSt. John's, again.
Click to enlargeHogwartz.
Click to enlargeA 1967 Ford Anglia.
Click to enlargeA 1967 Ford Anglia.
Click to enlargePublic drinking fountain.
Click to enlargeIf Christchurch is the most English of Kiwi cities, Dunedin is the most Scottish. Here's Mr. Burns. Behind him is St. Paul's Cathedral (Anglican).
Click to enlargeDunedin Town Hall.
Click to enlargeThe Train Station at the end of Stuart Street, from a vantage point in the centre of the Octagon.
Click to enlargeThe arcade in the Octagon.
Click to enlargeThe back of the Town Hall. I guess it has a cinema in it?
Click to enlargeSt. Paul's Cathedral.
Click to enlargeThe Temple Gallery. Dunedin's first synagogue. (It's not one anymore.)
Click to enlargeSalvation Army Fortress.
Click to enlargeDunedin.
Click to enlargeI walked by this sign...
Click to enlarge...and then glanced down and saw this. That's accurate advertising.
Click to enlargeOtago hills above Dunedin.
Click to enlargeThe Speight's Brewery public water tap. It dispensed water treated by the brewery. According to the plaque next to it, people take about a million litres from it a year.
Click to enlargeBaldwin Street, listed by Guinness as the steepest street in the world.
Click to enlargeBaldwin Street.
Click to enlargeI couldn't resist doing this again.
Click to enlargeLooking down Baldwin Street. I didn't drive up it, but I did walk.
Click to enlargeComing back down. A courier van roared up it while I was coming down.
Click to enlargeDunedin from out on the Otago Peninsula.
Click to enlargeOtago Harbour.
Click to enlargeThe bay at Portobello. The island in the centre is Quarrantine Island.
Click to enlargeRandom countryside in Clutha.
Click to enlargeOwaka, in the Catlins, where I had lunch.
Click to enlargePurakannui Falls.
Click to enlargePurakannui Falls.
Click to enlargePurakannui Falls.
Click to enlargePurakannui Falls.
Click to enlargeTautuku Bay, on the South coast (with the Tuatuku peninsula beyond).
Click to enlargeCake and coffee at the Niagara Falls Café.
Click to enlargeThe Niagara Falls Café.
Click to enlargeNiagara Falls.
Click to enlargeNope. It's not a joke. (Well, at least it's not my joke. The surveyor who named them seems to have had a sense of humour.)
Click to enlargeThe petrified forest at Curio Bay. I was very fortunate to stumble upon it at low tide. At high tide, it's all covered.
Click to enlargePetrified log.
Click to enlargePetrified stumps.
Click to enlargePetrified stumps.
Click to enlargeSurf at Curio Bay.
Click to enlargeSurf at Curio Bay.
Click to enlargeMore petrified wood.

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(23882x2399, 10200.06 kb) A 360° panorama from the middle of Curio Bay.

Click to enlargeCurio Bay.
Click to enlargeStratigraphy.
Click to enlargeStratigraphy.
Click to enlargeSurf rolling in.
Click to enlargeSurf rolling in.
Click to enlargeSurf rolling in.
Click to enlargeThese are petrified mud bubbles. They're concave holes in the rock.
Click to enlargeMore petrified bubbles.
Click to enlargeAnother petrified log poking out from among the rocks.
Click to enlargePetrified forest. The logs lying down were carried threre by the deluge that killed the forest (of which the stumps remain).

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(10880x2482, 6675.46 kb) Curio Bay.

Click to enlargeCurio Bay.
Click to enlargeWatching the surf.
Click to enlargeWatching the surf.
Click to enlargeLooking back from Curio Bay at Waikawa Harbour.
Click to enlargeWaipapa Point lighthouse.
Click to enlargeWaipapa Point lighthouse.
Click to enlargeWaipapa Point lighthouse.
Click to enlargeWaipapa Point lighthouse. There was a very irate sea gull trying to get me off it's beach while I was taking these pictures. Eventually I gave in and turned back to the path up the bluff, only to run into...
Click to enlarge... this guy, ...
Click to enlarge... a sea lion, who, once I gave him some room, ...
Click to enlarge... proceeded to get himself all dirty (sandy, I guess).
Click to enlargeRolling around.
Click to enlargeAnd some more.
Click to enlargeAnother view of the lighthouse.
Click to enlargeSeems quite content.
Click to enlargeRandom sheep. They're everywhere. I figured I might as well take a picture of some of them.
Click to enlargeA ship in Bluff.
Click to enlargeThe sign at Stirling Point in Bluff. It's not the most southerly point on the South Island, but it sort of pretends to be. (I did pass the actual most southerly point. It wasn't anything to write home about, or even, say, slow down.)
Click to enlargeUp above Stirling Point. Dog Island is visible at left.
Click to enlargeBunker.
Click to enlargeSunlight on a building across the Harbour.
Click to enlargeThe Bluff Hill coastal defence battery (decommissioned 1944).
Click to enlargeBluff from Bluff Hill.
Click to enlargeThe isthmus back to Invercargill from Bluff Hill.
Click to enlargeI was hoping to catch the sunset from the top of the hill. This rain over Stewart Island (which you can just make out) thwarted me.
Click to enlargeThe isthmus, again. Now with moon.
Click to enlargeThe aluminium smelter, on the other side of the channel on Tiwai Point.
Click to enlargeDog Island lighthouse, the tallest in New Zealand.
Click to enlargeComing back down the Hill back into Bluff.

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