Saturday, March 7, 2015

Reflections over Whakapirau Beach

A couple of days ago a good friend and I took a road trip around the Kaipara district along back roads looking for an old abandoned cemetery. On our travels we stopped at one of our favourite beachs: Whakapirau which is a very quiet area at this time of year. Summer people come here and swim and over Autumn/Winter it completely quitens down. In the distance of this photo you can see a building and a wharf - that's the old dairy factory which has closed down now and along the shore were a flock of oyster catchers waiting for the tide to go out so they could pick at shellfish and sprats.

Being here, just sitting, pondering, looking out on the stunning coastline makes me happy. For more weekend reflections click here :-)


  1. That's a beautiful photo, full of atmosphere.

  2. Wonderful reflection. Love the Oystercatchers. Have a good weekend.

  3. such a peaceful place... fantastic reflection...

  4. Looks so peaceful and idyllic


  5. Beautiful photography and so scenic ~ lovely work!

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol



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