Travel Blogs from Picton
... breakfast and was thrashing it around in the water, we could of told him it was definitely dead, but it was so cool to witness. He wasn't bothered in the slightest that we were next to him, all the while his girlfriend just had a little swim around us waiting to be fed. We carried on kayaking around the peninsula spotting lots of seals lazing around on the rocks, we even managed to sneak in a shag. This is a type of sea bird for all ...
... ridiculous! It was sooo windy, everytime you went round a hairpin bend, ther was another one just infront! I'm sure we didn't go any faster than 30mph the whole way! Anyway got to Roberts safe and sound. They were rushed off their feet serving Sunday lunches so we just said a quick hello and decided to have a little drive out as they wouldn't be free till 4ish. We drove to a place called Okiwi Bay ...
... tomorrow was to park up a few hours apart, swap keys and meet up again Routeburn Track style. But of course, plans in the world of travelling and backpacking change all the time!
We stopped off a few times on the way to the campsite to admire the stunning views. However, 15kms of unsealed roads on the way to the campsite really did feel like forever! With the car packed to the rafters I really had to take it easy! It always made me cringe whenever the bottom of ...
We rose early and started having breakfast. It was a good job too as a guy pulled up, got out and said " cant you read the sign??"
"pardon" i said
" cant you read the sign? no camping here"
" oh no, we didnt camp here, we are just stopping to take pictures and have breakfast" at 7am
The poor guy ended up saying sorry and after a chat wished us well on our journey before walking to another camper down the road, waking ...
Today turned out to be another awesome one. We had a leisurely morning poking around Picton. For a small port town, it is really quite charming. They have made the waterfront very handsome and user-friendly, with shops and cafes, walkways, and even a graceful footbridge. Plus a large marina with handsome boats.
The highlight of the day was a four-hour echo-cruise around Queen Charlotte Sound with a ...
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