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Travel Blogs from Picton
... Park located in an old limestone quarry with some beautiful pieces in steel as you can see from the photos. Raymond Herber the artist has a similar views about protecting the natural environment like Andy Goldsworthy who lives in Dumfries and Galloway. Jennie and Paul invited me to join them at the annual Sparks Classical Concert on Saturday evening in Hadley Park in Christchurch, so we went along with a picnic and had a ...
... was a great trip; the guides were funny and interesting and enthusiastic about the Sounds, the wildlife and the job they do every day.
On Saturday we went to a Maritime Festival - Picton holds this every year. There were stalls and rides and attractions for the kids, some local groups performing and then live music and DJs. It was a beautiful day and there were lots of people around.
Courtney and I stumbled across the Aquarium and Cinema (yep, they ...
... read our kindles till the boat came to collect us at 3 pm. We watched helicopters coming and going, dropping families off for the festive few days. That evening and the next day we decided to camp at the top 10 to shower, relax, washing and catch up with blog!
On the following day (22nd) we left Picton and decided to camp on the other side of Queen Charlotte at Kenepuru Head. On the way there there are 3 DOC campsites some tiny, perched ...
It rained all day so i spent the day being educating while it rained and rained and rained and rained and rained and rained and rained and rained and one for luck and it rained and rained. In the evening there was something hurling its self at the window which we found out was an Morpork which is a type of owl and there was a rat in the the tree and a new Zealand's biggest moth trying too get into my bed ...
... the wind does help a bit, but having been awoken at three am the rest of the night is restless at best.
I had forgotten to switch off the alarm, so it goes off at 7:30am, much to Kirsty's delight! The wind has changed direction, still strong but now blowing from the opposite direction. Grey clouds have replaced the blue sky. The flies that blanketed the camper last night have thankfully gotten bored and moved on. We have ...
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 Street, Picton | Hotelfrom $75