Sunday, September 29, 2013

After the storm...

After some serious weather over the last week I went down to the beach to check out the debris.

Lots of seaweed and twigs etc litter the sand but some of the bits and pieces are pretty funky looking.

This is the beach just past Waiwera Hot Pools, over the hill from Hatfields Beach.


Saturday, September 21, 2013

Entertainment in Queenstown


This kid was taking busking to an extra level in Queenstown last year!

He was actually pretty good! It must be hard to unicycle and play violin at the same time. I cant do either!

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Live Theatre on Miyajima




When we visited Japan we stayed on Miyajima, at Momiji so Ryokan, for a couple of nights. It's a great traditional Inn with tatami mats and Futon to sleep on. They cook some amazing noodles too!

While we were visiting the Itsukushima Shrine there was a play on. It wasnt the most exciting of plays, but Japanese theatre relies mainly on dialogue, so if you don't speak Japanese its just guys in costume talking at each other.

The shrine was packed out an there were camera's filming so it still seems quote popular, even if it's just a tourist trap.