Quality Hotel Marlborough
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Accomodation: Copthorne Hotel Marlborough - This was an Expedia find and proved to be quite a disappointment. The managment team was very nice, but the shortfalls of the property still left the overall experience wanting. The general description references "Boutique Hotel with superior large rooms most with leather couch and LCD TV". My …
Hello family and friends! We haven't had much opportunity to get online in New Zealand because of the fees they charge for internet, ($3 - $4 for 20 minutes!) so we apologize for taking so long in getting connected with you all. We've taken over 1,000 photos, (the North Island is beautiful!!!) but narrowed it down to just a few...Don't worry, we …
March 11, 2005 Spent a greater part of the day driving North to Tutukaka, the starting point for scuba diving off of Poor Knight's Islands. Drive up there was long and windy (read: car sick); but very beautiful. Stopped in Whangarei (pronounced FanGARay) for lunch, then visited all of the beautiful beaches around Tutukaka: Sandy Bay, Whales Bay, …
... I told him how lucky he is haha. His mum and dad weren't there that day. It was just him and the 70 year old wwoofer Penny. Jan and Caitlin had already arrived and were relaxing with a cup of tea next to the fire place. Before I knew it, a chair was put in front of me, a cup of tea in my hands and a ginger nut slice. Apparently Jan was a bit worried about how I would manage the cows. I was surprised at the question because, okay, they stare but it's not like they ...
The evening I went out on the harvester turned out to be the last official day of harvest which of course required celebration. This came in the form of a glass of bubbly, a bbq and a short break in production before heading back to cellar to make more lovely wine.
During my reign as yeast queen I learned lots about the process of fermentation. In simple terms, yeast convert sugar into alcohol with a by product of carbon dioxide. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center