Straw Lodge

17 Fareham Lane, RD 1, Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand | B&B
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Hi guys

A travel blog entry by karenpoucher

5

Hi Guys Hope you are all well, it's great to read your comments. Well since I last wrote we seem to have done so much, we had a lovely journey from Abel Tasmin to Blenheim different terrain yet again, this route was particularly lovely a straight road which is very unusual here as there are so many mountains, this road ran along the bottom of a …

Heading north

A travel blog entry by lanen

2

... br> Then, after a last short turn we suddenly found ourselves on the Cook Strait. The sea was totally calm, no more waves than the Geneva Lake on a summer day. No dolphins in sight. At some spot halfway between the 2 islands, the strong current apparently hits an underwater ridge which creates a strong upwelling; this completely flattens the surface over a length of maybe 300 m with much higher and choppy waves around it. Then the sea’s appearance becomes normal again. ...

The one that got away!

A travel blog entry by philg

5

... than I...so. Very frustrating that I was within a sniff of catching my elusive South Island trout! Sat nav had another brain **** and directed us round some very small streets in Nelson, which at least meant we could refuel but gave us very little idea of what we could expect on our race back to Picton on Sunday to catch the ferry. Sorry there are so few photos today, the museum ones will mean very little to you and do the displays no justice at all, ...

Abel national park and sandy beach

A travel blog entry by jennymccarthy84

5

... the trip after a further hour and a half as we did not want to do the drive back in the dark as there are no road lights. On route back to nelson we stopped at rabbit island which is another national park consisting of a beach, woods and picnic area. No rabbits though... Wifi at this park has been down so I have been unable to contact home, sad times ...

Cloudy Day at Cloudy Bay

A travel blog entry by walksabout

3

... offered to open an extra bottle of something a bit different, it was basically a cherry beer. Carole was eager to try it but I initially declined. Our hostess became a bit cheeky and threatening when she told me that if I didn't try it, she would tell the next Scousers that visited that she had had a Manc in who couldn't finish his beer and called me a sissy. So as a matter of honour I tried it but was not at all keen on it. About 10 minutes later two couples came in and as soon ...

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