Old Saint Mary's Convent
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... shortage of it) meant that some good things were going to have to be left out and the northern end of the SI was it. And I have to say that Nelson itself is a bit of a mystery - the whole town is set next to a gigantic mud flat, where the tide goes out almost to the horizon and I can't understand how people would find this appealing enough to want to live by it. I thought that St Kilda and Pt Gawler in SA was bad with their tidal flats, but this one was a ...
... too lazy to drop the pack, get the sandals, put them on, walk across, drop the pack, take off sandals, put boots back on... etc. So I walked across barefoot. Auuhaauhaaauwch! Why do I always do this? I know it hurts like hell: ice cold water and rocky surface, and still I do it. Anyway, put the boots back on only to come across another little stream not 500m further on. Luckily this one had a couple of big rocks in it so I just skipped across. I reached a sign ...
... opened at 11 am, by 11:25 there was still no sign of action, so we moved on, heading north to the Havelock/Nelson area, in pursuit of the Beer Trail! So glad we got to spend time in the legendary Marlborough wine region, but sorry that we don't have more offerings of their fine wines at home in our liquor stores...there really is a remarkable range, currently untapped!
Off to the north of the south...!!
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... them, 38 to 40 degrees C. Some yeast require nutrient starter (basically food for the yeast) to be dissolved in the water prior to the yeast to get them started. For the biggest tanks 30 to 40kg of yeast dissolved in 300 to 400 litres of water plus maybe 50 to 70kg of dynostart may be required, so it can be quite a manual and exhausting process! The yeast are then left to rehydrate and after this they should be bubbling ...
... is really interesting. As well as planes there is a lot of other memorabilia on display. There weren't many people there. As we leave we have one of those "We weren't expecting that!" moments. We come out from the semi gloom of the exhibition through a small door back in to the fully lit reception area. We are met by a sea of leather and bandanas. There are about thirty or forty bikers queuing to buy tickets to go in. Nothing wrong with it. It was just so unexpected.