Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
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... do, money permitting! The first thing the woman at the ferry port said to us was "If you get seasick, make sure you've got your tablets because it's going to be a rough journey." She wasn't wrong. The first two hours were pretty grim as the rough sea threw us about the ferry. It wasn't just people that were being thrown about though. Due to his dodgy handbrake, poor little Kevin was rolling about on the vehicle deck and we were called over the tannoy to put in first gear ...
... the jetty. En route to Westport we stopped at a supermarket and tried to buy some alcohol for the next days party but the vodka was $50 so that was vetoed. When we arrived at Bazil's we were put in a room with 2 boys from Sussex called Will and Henry, the hostel was very homely with a lounge and tv which we utilised to watch Wedding Crashers. For dinner Suze and I had salmon and rice which was ...
... and it is a poor thing to leave a musical instrument unplayed. It will hopefully now see the use it deserves. After a quick stop at a historic wooden church in the township, we set a northerly course and started driving. Early on, we pulled over to buy some courgettes at a farm house. A mother and her little girl disappeared round the back to cut the courgettes from the vegetable patch; veg doesn't get any fresher. Their house was very homely and they were ...
... up the bikes for a couple of days ride. So next morning, after an early start we headed to Westport through the Lewis Pass. It was a lovely day, weather wise and apart from some idiot car drivers, we had one of the best rides we have had in the South Island. A short stop at Springs Junction, then onto Westport – there wasn’t much open but we managed to find a great restaurant for dinner and booked into a motel for the night.
Next morning, we woke to ...
... supper and returned at sunset, it was glorious! The following day we rose early to get to Westport for the departure of our Stockton Mine Tour. Our tour was run by Outwest Tours and the owner, Mickey, had been a miner at Stockton, and was known by most of the Staff at the mine. Stockton is now managed by Solid Energy and state owned. We were 6 of us in a large 4x4 (Toyota Landcruiser), high up with a great viewing window at the front. When we reached ...