Lobster Inn Motor Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... of old clapperboard buildings and newer bungalows. It had some local buildings moved to the town centre as a museum and a war memorial up on a hill with great views of the area. Our destination tonight was Kaikoura,a seaside town that apart from a beautiful location is also the spot for whale watching trips. We hope for decent weather ...
... we would be fishing at) and instantly Emma had a bite. A big Red Sea perch was the first catch of the day shortly followed by me catching one too. We was apparently fishing for blue cod and after both of us catching a few smaller sea perch which we threw back in Emma caught 2 big blue cods which Mark gutted on the spot and then cleaned them ready for us to take home. A couple of hours in and the wind had picked up becoming more and more difficult to fish and already with ...
... of the field, a stile took us into the forrest, a thin strip of mixed vegetation between cattle fields. It seems that, with the exception of the paths, this area of the countryside is left to fend for itself. As we climbed higher, we found ourselves walking into the cloud layer hugging the mountains at a certain altitude. Down on the coast, the sun was shining. The forrest was very damp. Although it was raining a little, it seemed as though ...
... spotted over 100 in several pods of a dozen or so. It was a memorable day.
Feeling hungry, we drove to a seaside seafood BBQ joint where we splurged on some crayfish (think lobster) and mussels. We checked in to the Dusky Lodge on the edge of town. It's a sprawling hostel that probably used to be a motel, except is has 3 huge kitchens, lots of chill space, a pool, and a jacuzzi. We skipped out on the pool ...
Jumping back in Juicy Lucy, we continued north along Highway 1 towards Blenheim, which starts to veer inland and the scenery was still stunning even through the drizzle! Once we reached Blenheim, we had chosen a vineyard that took our fancy in our guidebook, and went on a mission to find it... we successfully found it, it is actually quite well hidden, back away from the town itself. We pulled into the vineyard, admiring ...