Tag Archives: Autumn
New and Old Life
During the gold rush in the 1870s, more than 3,500 Chinese lived in Arrowtown, mining for gold in some very harsh conditions. This is one of the few remaining huts from that time. Gold can still be found in the Arrow River nearby. We tried panning…
An orchard in Roxburgh, Central Otago. It seemed like the colours were firing everywhere I drove in Otago.
Almost twenty years ago, I spent two summers picking fruit in Roxburgh, Central Otago. I love Roxburgh and it is one of the places in the world that I feel most at home. Despite that, I’ve only been back a couple of times since then, the last time…