McCormick House Luxury Accommodation
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- Continental Breakfast
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Travel Blogs from Picton
... the synopsis on Rutherford and Pickering,two eminent scientists from the area before continuing on the scenic route to Picton. I really had forgotten how windy the road was and certainly rued my passenger status for one of the few times on this trip. Rod thoughtfully drove very slowly around the bends but I was still glad to stop at the lookout over the log mill to stand on terra firma and breathe fresh air. The day is beautifully sunny so it looks like my wish for us to see the ...
... day. Laura and Kalah found a pharmacy for some needed road trip supplies and Elizabeth and I had some quality best friend time playing cards on the church lawn next to our dead car. It's not a road trip without a few bumps. It's how you handle those bumps that can determine the outcome of the trip. Do you tense up and brace for the worst? Or do you enjoy the ride and see what happens.
We made it to Picton a bit later than planned but this day ...
... a suitable campsite, we are getting a bit picky now, and expect good views. We finally found Marfells Beach, and I am typing this just 10 m from the beach and sea, only 1 other RV here and a few tents. Remote, it's a DOC site, dept of conservation, does have toilets but no showers, just the sea. We went for a walk along the beach, and saw some odd looking black and white birds standing on the rocks, thought ...
We left Wellington last night at 11:00 pm and docked in Picton at 8:00 am. Picton is a bustling little town; the hub of all commercial activity in the vast Marlborough Sounds. Many travellers come to enjoy the natural beauty near Picton. Picton was named in honor of Sir Thomas Picton, a well-known British military officer who died at the Battle of Waterloo.Picton is our first stop on the South island of New Zealand. In the morning we disembarked from ...
... the mail boat owners to do it). The current postman was a Scottish chap who I think was called Jim. He always goes out, rain or shine and with tourists or not. On our trip, there were probably 20 people onboard. The Friday trip is the most comprehensive, and goes all the way to the Outer Sounds. It was a really cool cruise, and you get some good commentary about the residents and how they survive with no mains electricity and no roads. There was a house ...