Summer days, catching rays

Today, my family I ventured out to see the sights of Raglan township.  The sun was shining so we packed a picnic into the car and headed on our way.

After a forty-minute drive through the foothills of Whatawhata and beautiful New Zealand landscape, the descent into Raglan township was nothing short of spectacular.  We were immediately hit with panoramic vistas of the Tasman Sea that stretched as far as the eye could see.  The rugged coastline was also home to many black sand strewn coves that would be a dream to any ocean lover.

It is blatantly obvious from the moment you arrive that an appreciation and love of nature and the great outdoors is universal in Raglan.  It is a town where local day to day life is dictated entirely by the comings and goings of the ocean and general surroundings. Continue reading