Quality Hotel Marlborough
Travel Blogs from Blenheim
... 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. ...
... is noteworthy for its amazingly clear river running between steep banks that somehow were both rocky yet quite green with foliage. For those that have seen The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Pelorus River was used to film the river scene in which the dwarves in barrels fight off some Orcs.
The next morning we unhooked our bikes from Linford's derrière and set off on a wine-tasting tour. Blenheim is the unofficial capital of the famous Marlborough region so all of the big ...
Christmas and new Year celebrations in New Zealand
This second installment of the travel blog
is being compiled in Picton which is the small town at the north of the South
Island of New Zealand. It is the departure point for the Interislander Ferry to
Wellington in the North Island. We have just about recovered from the Christmas
We are up and on the bus by 8:45 and start our drive to Picton, stopping at a cafe along the way. We get to Picton about 11:30 and I walk to my hostel, The Villa. A really nice relaxed place. I dump my bags and put on my walking shoes to do the local walk. It's a great walk, I take the track to Bobs cove then head up and walk over the two hills to The Snout, the point right ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center