Knightsbridge Court Motor Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... up it thins out a bit as it is much drier and it is a battle to survive.
On the next section we cross several bridges, some man made, others more natural. Beneath them were streams or waterfalls, some bigger than others, with a couple that had dried up.
Part way through we stop at a picnic bench and have a roll and a drink. We are joined by a weka (native flightless bird), we saw several on the track, but they ran off as soon as they heard/saw ...
... the route. We managed to get photos of some but the usual suspect was impossible to photo i.e. Fantail - they move too fast. We did come across South Island Robin who was very much a character like our Robins, in particular one male kept following us up the path and posing! After this we went to Ship Cove which is where Captain Cook first landed in New Zealand, he also spent the majority of his time there as it had all the required resources (wood, water, ...
... through he hose with the valve open so it goes out the other end. With a free hand, I scoop the running water up with my hand and splash it into my mouth until I start to taste juice. Then I close the valve. The juice is almost always delightfully delicious.
- There’s an odd kind of satisfaction that comes from aiming a high pressured hose at a floor covered in grape skins. When you get the strategy down, cleaning up grapes can be kindof fun. ...
... tradition I wasn't so fond of - chucking lees (basically congealed grape skins) on people on their last day. Pretty gross and FREEZING cold!
Unfortunately I had to leave before 2014s wine was finished and bottled. After fermentation the wine will be racked again and then finished by adding a finishing agent which helps to clarify and stabilize the wine. Without this the wine wouldn't be totally clear which generally isn't appealing to consumers. Different ...
... fish, touch tanks, and capsuled giant squid, I finally got to the tuataras. They had both species, the Cook Straight and the Brothers Island. I spent way too long watching them and taking pictures and videos.
Back on the ship, I had a bit of free time to lay out on the crew deck with my ipod in the sunshine before working noon to 5pm. We only had 3 kids for lunch at the Pizzeria and our afternoon was pretty quiet. Greta* and I spent the rest of our PDS ...