Old Saint Mary's Convent

Rapaura Road, RD 3, Blenheim, South Island, 7273, New Zealand | 4 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Blenheim

Cable Bay to Blenheim

A travel blog entry by russandbeth


As usual, most of the drive was winding hilly roads. The difference today was that along a lot of it were tantalising little glimpses down to the beautiful Charlotte Sound. Luckily I guess, the vegetation was high enough to provide ample distraction for the drivers.

There are several Lookout areas but not always signposted in advance so quite often we'd be past them before we realised or alternatively ...

Waiouru Military Camp

A travel blog entry by lucystu


... get ran over by a group of marching soldiers, as a road sign told us 'marching soldiers have right of way'. The camp was also in the foothills of Mount Ruapehu, so every morning we had incredible views of the mountain but we were situated at 800m above sea level, which meant the weather was extreme. It was often freezing in the morning with frost and ice on the ground but by midday it was over 25 degrees. Throughout the camp there was an excited build up to ...

En Route

A travel blog entry by dulcielofting

Thursday 21 November Leaving Furneaux Lodge on a clear sunny morning was a wrench, but the journey back to Picton by launch was again a joy, stopping off at various jetties to deliver/ drop off people and packages. There are many beautiful quaint houses clinging to the hillsides, with stupendous views of the Sound. In New Zealand a holiday retreat like this is called a Bach (pronounced like catch). It is apparently short for bachelor establishment and according ...

Marlborough 23rd-25th Oct - Priya

A travel blog entry by priyaandpeter


... the Marlborough region, made famous as wine country. Forested hills gave way to grass and scrub; the peaks became higher, more rugged. The valleys were wide and flat, carpeted in dry grasses of pale green, ochre yellows and dusty browns. Smoke filled the air and we could see a bush fire enveloping a hillside, helicopters on a mission flying through the smoke. After all that rain along the West Coast it was hard to imagine a bush fire in New ...

New Zealand part 1

A travel blog entry by sallyandjamie


... wine producing area. We arrived just in time for a quick flutter on the horses at Hasting Race Course before buying spur of the moment Phantom of the Opera tickets, which turned out to be an incredible performance by the Napier Operatic Society. The next day, we tried to keep our wheels straight on a wine tasting bike ride around Napier valley. Jamie finally found his favourite grape - a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Melbec, I believe! From ...

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This 4 star B&B, located on Rapaura Road, RD 3, Blenheim, is near Bubbly Grape Wine Tours (Marlborough), Wine Tours By Bike, Quilter's Barn - Mud Hut Complex, and Fairhill Downs.
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