'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Wednesday, 11 August 2010

A Petrol Station with a View



Queenstown scenery is breath-taking. Everywhere you look there is another mountain covered in snow, or a crystal clear blue lake, or a schist boulder-covered hillside. This pit-stop has a backdrop of the 'Remarkables' range. Remarkable, don't you think? Of course I also took this image because the BP colour is green. There was little of that colour on the trip, so I grabbed it where I could.


6 comments:

  1. Majestic but chilly looking location..

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  2. Weeell... yes, but warm in the sun Jinksy.

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  3. That range really is remarkable! Even more so is the word "Veiw" in your title!

    Glad you found some green....

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  4. Queenstown is beautiful. I've seen it from above the lake while hanging from a kite pulled by a boat. Took me 3 days of viewing from my lakeside stay before I had the courage to try it. (I'm very frightened by heights.) However, I couldn't even get on the bungie bridge in near-by Arrowtown to watch that stuff. Are you going to post your bungie jump soon?

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  5. Robert - thank you for pointing out the typo!
    Judy - Wow! You went parasailing!? Well done! I would love to do that. We didn't get to the bridge and in any case bungie jumping is not on my bucket list.

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  6. I've never seen Queenstown and its surrounding mountains in the snow. One year......

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