Gables Motor Lodge
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- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Microwave in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... art (see pictures for evidence.) As it got dark we then headed towards a 'Glow Worm Dell'. We had no idea what this was but glow worms are so pretty so thought we'd give it a go anyway. When we got there we was far from disappointed! We walked up a dark path just off the main road into a forrest and a few steps in, the wall in front of us was covered with glowing with tiny little lights. It was as good as looking at the starry nights sky. We then turned around ...
... little campsite right on the beach! (See the video on my facebook for proof) Not much in the way of modern facilities, but you just can't fault the location! Once settled in, I took a quick wander up the beach to the local pub for a bite to eat and hopefully a good vantage point for a sunset! Sadly, the clouds rolled in off the coast and blocked the view, and the pub!!! Well! Let's just say it's a local pub for local people (who may or may not all be related to each ...
... ride was relatively flat and uneventful. There were a few small hills which tested my confidence, pride and stamina. I can't quit on the first day, right? These were meer speed bumps compared to what the next 8 days would bring. Eventually my legs warmed up and my quads untied themselves from the giant knots they had become in my legs. I only complained for the first 20 kilometers of the ride and by the end I was starting to ...
... Express. Two WOMEN,yes women,uncoupled and coupled the engine without fuss and with the ease us women do things. The engine was attached in minutes.
It reminded me of the joke How many men does it take to .......... Do anything !!!!!
We went then through a 8.5 kilometre tunnel on a 1.33 decline back down the mountain and then slid into Greymouth.
Our timing could have been better though because there is a tree that only flowers every 4 years and yes this is the ...
... the wet rocks. We watched as some of the pups tried to explore their surroundings only to be called back by their mothers, while big bull seals strutted their stuff each in his own patch of rocks. We had hoped to get further north that day but decided to stop at Motueka. All night long could hear the rain on the campervan roof and it was still raining in the morning so we didn't rush to leave the ...