During our drive between Whakatane and Whangamata

which are almost at the opposite ends of

New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty…

we turned into a random turn off our main road

and discovered this small river/creek/stream.

Our New Zealand road trip was the first time we had

taken time to explore the randoms of the world.


Wits End Weekly Prompt:  Down-a-Random-Road



I discovered these Rhododendrons (it was hard not to)

in some smallish gardens in Taupo. 

Amazing how something so petty can be

toxic if ingested in  large quantities.


Fandango’s One Word Challenge: Toxic