Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe

From the ridiculous to the sublime

One of the things I love about New Zealand is that we can be driving along laughing at funny car licence plates (TEATRE), a bright green car called the Funky Pumpkin, a limestone statue of a sheep in the pasture outside Knitworks or the giant leaping salmon at Rakaia - and then we look up and spot the majesty of the mountains looming up. We've got a glorious view of the snow-clad Southern Alps as we drive. Photos make them look small and distant but beside us as we drive they're huge and wonderful.

We're also passing an alpaca stud: a few miles back I saw shaggy shorthorns.
Tags: fun, new zealand, travel

  • My tweets

    Sun, 14:04: RT @ JohnLaTwC: #HuntingTipOfTheDay Defenders need agents. Agents need drivers. Redteams need to evade both. An obscure redteam…

  • My tweets

    Sat, 18:06: Seems an ideal time to use duct tape... Sat, 18:11: RT @ pati_gallardo: Well shoot, I guess I need to…

  • My tweets

    Fri, 12:54: RT @ nathanTbernard: Maine instituted a vaccine mandate for healthcare workers last month and there have been non-stop protests…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment