John Alexander

Acoustic Roots & Blues Music

Roots and Blues songwriter and guitarist John Alexander

Ohura

Ive stopped off In Ohura , which lies just off the Forgotten World Highway in the North Island. Once the home of coal miners and prisoners this small town has become a ghost if its past with empty shops and houses.

The prison has been turned into a motel and the old railway line is now an adventure cart ride - unfortunately the weather is preventing me checking this out! The local community is hanging on , it's definitely isolated, and feels like a million miles away from anywhere. More pics to follow ( if weather improves )

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