Greens Motel Nelson
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... some clouds around, but Farewell Spit, Golden and Tasman Bays were bathed in sunshine.
And two minutes after we got home, Margaret our neighbour, popped over to welcome us home with fruit loaf and a Tip Top container filled with peanut brownies :)
Who could ask for more ... a fabulous long holiday with exotic destinations, fun-loving, like-minded friends & family to share it with, and a beautiful home and caring neighbours to come back to :)
... even charity shops at the place we stopped at. I decided that I was going to go as a lion, as I thought it would be the easiest option. But there wasn't any lion or leopard ears or anything. Jonny wasn't sure what he wanted to go as at the time, so we both just bought face paint and said we would decide later. Then when we arrived at Lake Mahinapua, there were a few costumes already there, and Jonny managed to find some trousers and a purple blazer - so he went ...
... trees on the single track, and when we arrived we were greeted with a lovely stream to wash in and a shelter big enough for us to camp under. Very nice. We can see the start of the Rimutaka Track - another 'Great Ride' - which follows an historic rail way line up and over the hill. Cross Creek itself used to be a bustling railway village on the line, built for railway workers and their families and complete with school, library and swimming pool, but all that's left now is a ...
... so excited for. The eels! We were given a pot of mince and a length of bamboo to feed them with. Jenn had thought it strange that they fed the eels mints, but changed her mind after they handed us the MINCE. It was a short walk alongside the river to reach the eels and when we arrived at the platform we had high expectations that were instantly met. Out from behind the large rock boulders appeared a dozen hungry large black long-finned eels. Their eyes slightly glazed ...
... in a bad mood all the way to Pancake rocks where I was told under no certain terms to cheer up as I had a face like a smacked ass! We grabbed some breakfast and cracked on. It seemed to take forever to get to Abel Tasman park but when we finally arrived we found a nice little cove and bay the best we had seen in NZ to date in fact, where we just chilled out and spent a couple of hours then we headed back down to find our hostel ...