Sunday at Margate

Twas a lovely sunny Sunday afternoon, we decided to take a drive 20 or so km up the road to Margate, and join the locals at Dru Park, right on the water’s edge.
It is a popular launching spot for weekend fishermen

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and a great place for a family fun day.  Mt Wellington looks so close here, and even the crow on the garden seat is enjoying the sun.

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This is what you see as you walk from the car park towards the kiosk and playgrounds.

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A wonderful playground to suit all ages and abilities.

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and where children can learn the road rules safely

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especially operating traffic lights.  This little boy got a bit frustrated, every time the light turned green, it had changed to orange by the time he was back on his bike. DSCN6844 Margate6Eventually his dad helped him out.

And these boys were oblivious of the birds waiting for their lunch.

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While we licked our ice creams we wandered around to the fishing wharf to see what boats were tied up.  This cray boat by the shore made a nice photo shot.

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