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Travel Blogs from Picton
... all the winery's just closing so were out of luck. None the less we saw the vineyards of Cloudy Bay, Wither Hills, and Marlborough Bay stretching as far as you could see as the sun was setting. Arrived back in Picton starving but found that the restaurants were pretty busy. A few beers instead and we eventually found a nice little French restaurant called Le Cafe with only a handful of items on the menu which was ...
... We are due to catch the ferry to Wellington tomorrow 9am?
All would be well if it was not for Cyclone Lusi which is due to hit NZ tomorrow. It is heading south whilst we are heading north. We THINK and HOPE that we will be safely across the 4 hour crossing before we meet it but we will have to cross its path somewhere. exciting days ahead.
watch this space! ...
... was pretty competative so it was a really exciting couple of hours.
Back in the boating club we met many nice people and had good chats about sailing and various other wide ranging topics. One of them still sails a laser competatively at the age of 64 and spoke wisely about the ageing process. Another is a bee keper and honey maker, the 4th generation in his 98 year old family ...
... like rotten eggs. It was incredible to walk through a local park and see bubbling mud pools and be able to soak my feet in hot springs. I headed to Taupo the next day but there were too many tourists so I didn't stay long but headed further south to meet Kortne at Waiouru military camp. The drive was absolutely amazing past Lake Taupo, which is the size of Singapore, and in the distance saw Mount Ruapehu, which was Mount Doom in the Lord of the Rings ...
... and do a calming/focusing activity to be hypnotized. He had them act out different scenarios or tasks as a group telling them they are milking a cow and then trying to drink from the utters, and to imagine their favorite body part getting bigger and bigger. The crew was so funny to watch! He then had each individual crew member perform their own tasks. He would touch one on the shoulder and say "If I'm touching you on the shoulder right now, this one is for you, I am ...
Other places to stay in Picton
27 Waikawa Road , Picton | 3 star hotelfrom $98
17-25 Waikawa Road, Picton | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Kenepuru Sound, Marlborough, RD2, Picton | 3 star hotelfrom $163
Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton | 4 star hotelfrom $363
303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton | Hotelfrom $113
45 High St., Picton | Hotelfrom $75
Picton Blenheim Highway, Picton | Hotelfrom $65