Rogue weather for a roadie from Central Otago to the Mckenzie Basin and back again via Dunedin

Lake Ohau lupins as a Nor Wester pipes down the valleys…
Lake Ohau Lupin

Braemar Road near Lake Tekapo…
NZ defence force land at braemar, lake tekapo

Wind! Lake Pukaki from Braemar Road…
Snow tussock at braemar, lake tekapo

Looking up the Jollie Valley from the Alps 2 Ocean bike trail…
wilding pines at jolly valley

NW storm at the head of Lake Pukaki with dust from the Tasman River delta…
dust storm tasman river delta, mt cook national park

The same view as a southerly front moves up Lake Pukaki, driving cold air under warm moist air, so it started snow a hour after this evening photo…
storm tasman river delta, mt cook national park

The next morning…
Dawn on Ben ohau mountain range

Driving back to Lake Tekapo…
power pole Braemar station

Driving back to Lake Tekapo…
snow Braemar station

Driving back to Lake Tekapo…
snow Braemar station

Driving back to Lake Tekapo…
snow on lupins

Driving back to Lake Tekapo…
Braemar road farm building

Driving back to Lake Tekapo…
Braemar road

Burkes Pass while heading toward Fairlie and Timaru…
Burkes Pass vintage cars

Driving south to Dunedin in extreme weather conditions…
Star Highway flooded road in Otago

Ross Creek walk Dunedin – an infa red photo…
ross creek

Interesting house at Woodhaugh Dunedin…
woodhaugh old house

Heading back to Wanaka, and it was still raining, which made to nice light photographically – St Bathans…
st bathans

Heading back to Wanaka, and it was still raining, which made to nice light photographically – St Bathans…
st bathans

My camper that I did the stormy trip in [Matukituki valley – near Wanaka]…
Land cruiser camper

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