Richard's Photo Gallery - Picton

Picton sound Date 960223
Location Above Queen Charlotte sound
The trip from Wellington on the Arahura took nearly four hours due to slow loading and this shot conveys little of the unpleasant 2m swell out in the Cook Strait.

Date 960223
Location Above Queen Charlotte sound
Picton began as a whaling town but today there is a timber industry and it is not far from the new wine growing area in Blenheim. On the far side of the bay an old sailing vessel is being restored.


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1996 April 7th.