Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: November 2011 (Page 2 of 3)

Carved Door

Carved Door at  Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Avondale

Carved Door at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Avondale

This door, and numerous other ornate pieces at the Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Avondale, was carved by craftspeople from India, brought here especially for the task.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.…


On Top of Mount Eden

On Top of Mount Eden

With an elevation of 196 metres, Mount Eden is the highest point of Auckland’s urban landscape (about the same height as the pergola of the Sky Tower – whose top reaches to 328 metres). It is a wonderful spot from which to get an overview of the sprawling expanse of Auckland, and tourist come by the busload.…


Deck Chairs, Karanga Plaza

Deck Chairs, Karanga Plaza

The giant deck chairs on Karanga Plaza by the Viaduct Events Centre were popular with people at the weekend. If you get bored of your reading material, you can always rearrange the furniture, pushing the chairs along the tracks.…

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