Travel Blogs from Picton, New Zealand

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Recovery from chavdoom!, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Recovery from chavdoom!

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

Picton was our final stop on our journey round the south island and where we said goodbye to the chavmobile!!  It was quite a cute little town but other than that not the most exciting place in the world!  We wern't there for long though and ...

get ready to ferry, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

get ready to ferry

A travel blog entry by figgsofdunmow

Wow, how lucky are we?  For three days Lewis pass has been closed to all traffic because of severe weather - basically snow too deep.  We were concerened about setting off today and having to take a much longer route, but hey, Lewis Pass is ...

Picton (South Island), Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton (South Island)

A travel blog entry by andermoser

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... it had taken the ferry 10 instead of 3 hours in 10 meter high waves and hurricane like winds. After spending the night in Picton, we headed for Kaiteriteri, the starting point for our kayak trip in Abel Tasman National Park. On the way, we did two nice ...

Ferry, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Ferry

A travel blog entry by fwice

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Heading North!, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Heading North!

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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... water just bubbling out of the ground. We have 3 days here so its back to the planning board. The Information shops around New Zealand are terrific. So we decide on 2 totally different 'water' trips. Our first is a leisurely trip around Lake Taupo, ...

Rain, rain, go away..., Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Rain, rain, go away...

A travel blog entry by 1stclasscamping

... lakes. Unfortunately, it was raining.  Still.    So Instead of being stuck in a tent/car all day, I drove on by to Picton, a small town where the ferry is, so that I could at least go out and get a beer if I wanted.  I did some ...

Ferry Crossing, Picton to Wellington, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Ferry Crossing, Picton to Wellington

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

We left Blenheim at about 9.30am and got to Picton at 10am... we are currently checking emails and are going to have some brekkie.... I have bought my travel sickness pills - as ferried hate me - each time we have been on a boat so far on our trip we ...

Competition Results!!!, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Competition Results!!!

A travel blog entry by fos53

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Geography First.  Okay, we are on the road again and more about the new van later.  But just to update where we have been since the last blog.  We finished off travelling around the Coromandel in Tallulha.  The Penininsualr of ...

South Island, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

South Island

A travel blog entry by pathenger

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Took the ferry from Wellington to Picton (3 hours) but a cloudy day so views were not great. Drove south through the wine areas of the country (which are substantial) and took a tour of Montana winery (largest winery in NZ) Very dramatic ...

Überfahrt von Wellington nach Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Überfahrt von Wellington nach Picton

A travel blog entry by life-at-kiwis

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... sich tief in meine Erinnerungen einbrennen. Die Highlights sind definitiv die unzähligen Buchten der "Marlborough Sounds" !!! Von "Picton" sind wir zu unserem derzeitigen Aufenthaltsort "Nelson" gefahren. Sicherlich eine der schönsten Städte, die ich ...

Pelorus Sound - End of the world feeling…, Pelorus Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Pelorus Sound - End of the world feeling…

A travel blog entry by schabby

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... 'hre gedackelt. Eingebogen in die Marlborough Sounds hat sich die Fahrt dann sehr beruhigt. Mit Kaffee auf dem sun deck schließlich in Picton eingefahren, wo der Bus nach Havelock gewartet hat. Was ein Trip. Ich bin zurück auf der Südinsel :) Havelock ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by cockles

Picton ...

Sounds of Silence, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Sounds of Silence

A travel blog entry by heathermills

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... journey on the ferry took 3 and a quarter hours and was quite rough due to the high winds and changeable weather they get in New Zealand at this time of year. As the ferry ride came to an end we sailed down through the Queen Charlotte Sound heading ...

New Zealand- South Island, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand- South Island

A travel blog entry by duffyj

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... settled down for a nice night sleeping in the car with our new sleeping bags.... luxury!! Its quite funny though as camping in New Zealand is obviously quite popular so people have these amazing giant vans to sleep in with TVs etc and we were sleeping in ...

From Carterton to Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

From Carterton to Picton

A travel blog entry by bindannmalweg

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... , wann ich ankomme. Sie nennt sich Flowers. ???? Ach ja, ob ich wohl noch eine Nacht in einem Hostel bleiben könnte? Kein Problem, Picton ist bestimmt schön. In Picton fühle ich mich wohl. Das Hostel ist sauber und ordentlich und es gibt gratis ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by dam

Later ...

Westküste Südinsel, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Westküste Südinsel

A travel blog entry by our-trip

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Vom Fjordland ging es dann über Queenstown die Westküste hoch. Hier ist Neuseeland wirklich sehr dünn besiedelt...zumindest was Menschen angeht, Schafe und Kühe gibt es zum Ausgleich jede Menge. Unser erster Stop war der Franz Josef ...

south island, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

south island

A travel blog entry by steveandmegan

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we arrive in south ...

Leaving Wellington, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Leaving Wellington

A travel blog entry by awitti

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Quick entry today. We spent our 3rd and final day in Wellington.  Molly went to Yoga, while Vaughn and I explored the outskirts, including driving past the airport.  For those who have been to St. Maarten, you are familiar.  But do ...

CTeam Wales Depart, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

CTeam Wales Depart

A travel blog entry by jag

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... drive the crest of the Northern Coast along to the Able Tasman National Park. Blenheim was another hub of winemaking, many in New Zealand with heaps of well know New Zealand Brands as well as plenty of unfamilar smaller wineries. We eventually got ...

Picton perfect, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton perfect

A travel blog entry by lisamcsherry

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... NZ scenery people keep banging on about. It didn't take long before it turned fairly impressive. The road south east out of Picton to Blenheim was a picture of orchards and vineyards all in low rolling hills. Then came the dramatic stuff, we hit the ...

Nelson ve Pancake Rocks, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Nelson ve Pancake Rocks

A travel blog entry by sitkisungur

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Nelson güney adasının  Antalyası gibi buradaki yerleşimcilerin çoğunluğunu emekliler oluşturuyor.Ilımlı iklimi ve geniş plajları uçurtma sörfü yapanlar ile dolup ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by davidmeilinger

Angekommen auf der südinsel, die auf der fähre schon ihre schönheit demonstrierte, ham wir dann beschlossen, dass wir noch versuchen sollten nach nelson zu kommen. Da wir ja vom busfahren gelangweilt waren ham wir dann versucht per anhalter runter zu ...

Might As Well Jump, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Might As Well Jump

A travel blog entry by coigreach

... , when I pass by next time.  Enjoyed a delicious meal of Green Lipped Mussels from the region and a Pinot Noir for supper.  Then headed back to the madness at the hostel and tried to read my book (booch).  Short, sweet visit to ...

Birthday: part two, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Birthday: part two

A travel blog entry by gilesandjane

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A lovely place, and a lovely surprise in the ...

Anakiwa, Anakiwa, New Zealand travel blog

Anakiwa

A travel blog entry by yam_cina

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From Anakiwa we take the water taxi back to ...

End of the south (for a while!), Picton, New Zealand travel blog

End of the south (for a while!)

A travel blog entry by ed_and_yvette

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... In Kaiteriteri we found another course. Ed won (just - the lead changed at least 10 times) to go 5.5 - 9.5 up!!! P.P.P.P.S Here in Picton, there is a very good course. However, due to the packed programme of late (4 games in 4 days) fatigue took ...

On to more travels!, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

On to more travels!

A travel blog entry by justin.smith

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... way into the tour, we found four Hectors Dolphins, which are the smallest and rarest dolphin in the world, only found in New Zealand. They playfully swam around our boat and a near by sailboat. They were extremely quick and exciting dolphins to watch. ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by miss_clay

picton ...

The Lazy Fish, Picton, Malborough Sounds, New Zealand travel blog

The Lazy Fish

A travel blog entry by celia_eggleston

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