|Westport is not a huge tourist town, which made it quite a delight to visit.|
We enjoyed one of our best meals here
(the touristy places had the worst food, sorry to say).
|Just outside of Westport|
is Cape Foulwind
It is just a stunning spot on the
|The Sea is so rough here, that|
sailors could not land their
vessels, hence the name.
|The waves blast through the outcroppings|
and create great spray. The waves were mighty!
Flax is in the foreground, a source of
most weaving for the Maori...it was growing
everywhere along the coast, and inland.
|Collecting rocks or shells,|
it makes no difference to me.
There were no shells on this beach,
but the rocks were as smooth
as anything I had ever seen.
I couldn't resist them!