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We stayed at Picton for an extra day, although the main ferry port for leaving the South Island it is a very pretty place and it has had a major facelift since our visit four years ago. As said we went on the mailboat for a trip Around Charlotte Sound dropping supplies, mail and people off who were doing one of the many "tramps" around the sound. We did look at one and it would take a fit person 9 1/2 hours ...
... camper. We got a very quick introduction to things that matter: How to dump gray and black water, how to turn on the propane and how to put the blue stuff in the toilet bowl. The rest was up to us to figure out. At the last minute they threw in a couple of folding chairs and a table to relocate too. We learned about relocating RV's for Apollo in the New York Times in New Zealand, Australia and the US. We kept checking their website and the first December contract offering ...
... carbon zero operation at such a scale is admirable as is the attempt to encourage the local wildlife through ponds & planting. Nia loved feeding the chickens (chooks) that are stationed in various vineyards as an attempt to keep the grass down naturally. Other animals engaged in this task are Babydoll sheep & miniature pigs. The latter had to be removed as they worked out that ...
... if the cloud released the rain and rapidly moved on before the rain hit the ground.
We decide to venture out for a walk around the harbour. We are a few miles out of Picton in Waikawa, home to the South Islands largest harbour. As we are out walking the wind gets up.
By the time we get back its blowing quite strong and we find the laundry on the floor. We pick it up and try hanging back up those things that haven't ...
We left Wellington on the ferry to Picton on the South Island a 3 hour journey that is described as one of the most scenic ferry journeys you can take. It lived up to expectations as we approached the South Island through the Marlborough Straits. Although the wind was bitingly cold we stood on the top deck for most of the journey, well wrapped up to take in the beautiful landscape. From snow covered mountains ...
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