These three pictures are looking towards northern Hawke's Bay.
While these are looking east and south.
It obviously makes for a very different landscape to what we were used to in the Middle East, living in the middle of a desert with the rest of Al Ain's 400,000 residents.
I should also point out that the pictures make us look more remote than we really are. We do have some neighbours - it's just that I didn't take pictures with their houses in the frame.
I am loving watching the big skies too. This was what yesterday had to offer:
Love and peace - Wozza