Brancott Ridge

226 Wrekin Road, RD2, Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand | B&B
 

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Bucking the Backpacker Blues

A travel blog entry by tayrae

... but I’m bored by the idea of staying here.

  • I’ve already traveled most corners of this magnificent country.
  • Summer is wrapping up, taking optimal nomadic travel conditions with it.
  • I'm tired of inconsistency and ready to settle down somewhere for a while.
  • There'’s a place not far from here that has been calling my name ever since I visited several weeks ago. Brainstorming sessions about where to go next always bring me back to this ...

  • Gone Fishin'

    A travel blog entry by lj.oz

    4
    24

    ... sipping beers for the next hour or so while Paul did his thing bringing us fresh Paua. Once we had enough of the right size, small ones had to be thrown back, the guys started preparing lunch. They filleted some of the fish and ground the Paua and with a few added ingredients made them into patties. Then to my surprise Trevor folded down a BBQ that was hidden in the wall. He cooked the patties and the lightly battered fish. It was as fresh as a lunch ...

    Vino

    A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

    36

    ... worse.

    Our last vineyard of the day was Villa Maria, a larger vineyard, which I had heard of in the UK, and which you definitely can buy in Tesco!! The wine I was offered there was very nice, as expected, but sadly, we were joined by the same annoying American couple we had managed to dodge in Nautilus Estate again, so we didn’t linger too long, before returning home.

    We spent the evening having burgers and ...

    Destination: Northland

    A travel blog entry by khughes17

    2

    ... about 8pm after watching a couple of films and eating dinner. We had creamed pawa, steak and pasta. It was really nice, the steaks were really fresh and tender. We stayed at the caravan park in Waipukurau that night, and booked to stay there until Wednesday. Hef had text Colin to see if he had any work and he said he did for Tuesday. 24/02/2014 We had a big lie in this morning. It was nice to sleep in a proper bed again. We walked into town for breakfast and ...

    Day 14 & 15 - Inclines, seals & Kraken

    A travel blog entry by lemonyjo

    8

    ... as they had stood up, we were in their seats just as our order number was called. Perfect. Feeling completely satisfied we found Nemo and went in search of our next motel, the Waves. Finding it just a little way out of town on the coast road we parked up and all went into reception. Immediately the lady (owner) looked at Adrian and exclaimed "Ahhh red hair". She then proceeded to wax lyrical about hair colours for the next few minutes. She was, however, unable to agree on ...

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    This B&B, located on 226 Wrekin Road, RD2, Blenheim, is near Bubbly Grape Wine Tours (Marlborough), Wine Tours By Bike, Cloudy Bay, and Quilter's Barn - Mud Hut Complex.
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