Day 13 - Dunedin to Oamaru

Two nights in Oamaru ahead and not too much of a drive so a leisurely drive up the coast. We pulled over at Shag Point, because you would, wouldn’t you? Every fifteen minutes or so were nice views so I have a lot of very similar photos. You’re welcome.

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Breakfast in Waikouaiti at the Outpost Cafe (chicken and mango), then off to seethe Moeraki Boulders. They sit there being all round.

The Moeraki Boulders are a group of large spherical “stones” on Koekohe Beach near Moeraki on New Zealand’s Otago coast. These boulders are actually concretions that have been exposed through shoreline erosion from coastal cliffs. Even today, there are still boulders remaining in the mudstone that will, eventually, fall on to the beach as they come lose due to erosion!
— https://www.moerakiboulders.com/
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Hampden Presbyterian Church. Erected in 1870.

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Threw the stuff in the house we’ve rented for a couple of nights and drove back into Oamaru for a walk around. It’s a quirky place and the Steampunk aesthetic filters in to quite a few things. You may see a man in a bowler hat riding a penny farthing down the street and have to remind yourself you’re not in a remake of The Prisoner.

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