Quality Hotel Marlborough
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Sunday we embarked on another adventure, this time I was the one to take out the troops. Again Easy, Tobi, Yuko came along with Brownie and Mick joining us. This trip was to Clos Henri Winery for their St. Bastille Day event. We set out early (for backpackers) at eleven o'clock but not before I sternly asked everyone awake to meet in the living room. Instead of having an issue and giving ...
... home to a place I didn't even know existed. All the buildings were made out of wood, there was a lovely vegetable garden, an amazing looking train carriage - a bit random, but you can actually sleep in there. Two ensuite doubles, how cool is that?? - and there was smoke coming out of the chimney. I walked over to what looked like the main building and Duncan came out to welcome me. He runs the lodge together with his mother and father. I can't remember how ...
... a spray ball which is attached to the tank at the top and basically spins water around the tank. Just being able
to master this relatively simple task was a hugely rewarding moment for me as the equipment used is heavy and I am (was) a weedy little thing. During my first week my mantra became 'righty tighty lefty loosey' (thank you JD!) as I learned to master the spanner.
To be completely honest the first couple of days I spent feeling ...
... but are not too bothered.We have mussel's with garlic bread and then some lamb chops.
12 JanuaryStill wake up at 6.30 but had a very good night sleep. Still cool first thing but it looks like it is going to be a good day.
We have coffee in Picton in the sunshine and Janet Skype's her mum. We then find the walking trail to Charlotte view. A lovely spot and enough walking for us both. ...
... a beautiful scenic road overlooking the Pelorus Sound and then the Queen Charlotte Sound as we arrived in Picton and the holiday park where we were staying overnight ready for our 11am Sunday ferry. From the campsite we were able to amble through the marina to get to 'Main Street' where once again we found some of the shops shut at 1pm on a Sat. It was quite quiet, a sleepy kind ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center