Tuesday, 21 July 2015
When we head north for a break we occasionally
take a coffee break at the tearooms at Moeraki.
There is a small township here,
very small, more of a village really.
Sitting out on the deck you look out over the Pacific Ocean.
Looking to your right is the beach around to Moeraki,
a small fishing village with a small commercial fleet.
And looking over to the left is Koekohe beach
and the reason people come and visit.
The Moeraki boulders, which are scattered along the seafront
are natural formations that come up from
the ground or out of those cliffs on the left.
Although they don't look very large here some of them are very big.
Some are splitting and you can climb inside them,
and try them for size if you are so inclined :)
The picture above will give you a bit of perspective, I'm 5ft 6in.
And below is one of the older boulders that is just beginning to split.
If you're interested in reading about the boulders
you can go here for a link which also tells
the Maori legend connected with them.
Needless to say, if you visit the cafe you will be able to buy
a very nice meal, snack and drinks, hot or cold,
that's after a visit to the gift shop of course :)
joining in with:
WATW (Wednesday around the world)
Well I hope you enjoyed
our visit to the beach.
Until next time keep well,