Antria Boutique Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... We did have mostly fine weather in the 5 days we spent in New Zealand’s capital, but we also had some very blustery times – not to mention some rain and one amazing (if brief) hailstorm that blew through and had a lightning strike to one of Wellington’s many art pieces. We had gone for a run that morning and passed within arm’s reach of that same sculpture, but it ...
... whale to ascend. This oil was once thought to be semen, hence the name. The oil was highly sought after; famous for use in Rolls Royce engines and early Apollo missions. The slaughter of sperm whales is now prohibited, mankind having almost hunted it to extinction. So in awe of the wildlife and landscape in this beautiful country. What this trip has highlighted is the extreme diversity of nature and the wondrous way in which species have evolved and adapted to ...
... when melancholia knocks on the door, a person just wants to answer it and invite it to stay for dinner. Sometimes you just want to succumb to the gloom and let yourself steep in it for a while. But after a day or two, enough is enough and you want it to stop but you don’t know how to shake it. But you always do. Here’s how I did this time:
I woke up on the fourth day of feeling low and decided it would be the last day of it. I just decided. Sounds simple ...
... morning I was back up at six thirty waiting to get picked up to go fishing. Around seven a courtesy bus from one of the local pubs pulled in. On the way to Picton, where we were leaving to fish in the Queen Charlotte Strait, I met the others coming on the trip. The owner of the courtesy bus and the Fairweather, a pharmacist with three stores, a vineyard manager, a retired boat builder (whose boat we were using) and the other hostel manager with one of ...
... I did have a lovely Rose, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris. (Mr H had a ginger beer.)
Our second vineyard, Nautilus Estate, is one I had heard of in the UK. After a small faux pas, in which I said I thought I had seen it in Tesco’s (in fact, it is only available in Majestic), he offered us 3 wines to try, including a sparkling wine. They were all lovely, however, we were soon joined by an annoying American couple, whose enthusiasm ...