Karere House

6 Karere Place, Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Blenheim

July 27th and some added days somewhere

A travel blog entry by minijexter

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July 27th Or maybe not? I don't know were my dates got wrong but they did somehow. We stayed in Wellington for two nights and then left on the ferry for Picton. the day we left it was cloudy and there had been severe weather warnings. A big storm was coming so we didn't know when we would be able to leave Wellington. But we did leave on the day we …

Ocean Bay Babaaay

A travel blog entry by pagine

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... Paua. Paua are somewhat famous here. Their shells are stunning on the inside. They're called abalone in Canada I'm told. Anyways. Did some snorkelling off of a rock reef thing and found some Paua. Had a rough time with the knife trying to pry them off the rock. Maeve got 4 but had to throw one back because it was too small. They aren't allowed to take babies. It was a fun experience but my head and lips got cold pretty fast in that water. I ...

Vintage Nights

A travel blog entry by tayrae

Remember how I met this cool winemaker and enjoyed some R&R at his sanctuary home and vineyard? (hint: previous entry). Well, now I work for him! I arrived in the Marlborough wine region during the height of vintage, as it is called in the world of wine. Vintage is the season of grape harvest and wine production, and is thus the busiest time of year for any winery. During casual conversation with my new friend the ...

Wine = blood + sweat + tears

A travel blog entry by rachel_ttw

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... of those lovely flavour variations in wine come from the type of yeast used. Some yeasts will give more fruity characteristics while others more floral. Dip tape (a very long measuring tape with a metal plate on the end) is used to calculate the volume of juice in the tank and then the amount of yeast required to inoculate the juice is worked out. First the yeast need to be dissolved in water at a temperature high enough ...

Blenheim

A travel blog entry by mersonjames

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... lucky again with the weather. It is a lovely sunny day with no wind. The sea on the whole crossing is flat calm, much to my relief as I am not a good sailor.

The ferry is not full but there is the usual jockeying for position for the best seats. We get a couple of nice looking seats in an area at the back with glass walls giving a good view. A woman is sitting near us trying to keep seats together for seven friends and having ...

Location

This B&B, located on 6 Karere Place, 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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