Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Travel Blogs from Nelson
... I was in NZ, so we had our evening's entertainment sorted. We went to meet a mystery girl named Amelie, who had responded to a notice Fridi had left in a hostel on North Island regarding the possibility of travel companionship for her roadtrip. We turned up at the hostel she was at, The Paradiso, and eventually tracked her down. After some introductions we invited her back to watch the game at our ...
... water movement in front of us. First we thought about fish, then maybe 1 or 2 dolphins hunting some fish but then when they where closing we saw it...it were around 100 hundred dolphins on a hunting run...they were junping out of the water and speeding like hell. Amazing to see this and we were in the harbour...they were even just hunting alongside our ferry and some were just diving below us and popping up again on the other side ... great ... now I knew why I ...
... was a speed boat and it was so much fun going up and down the big waves. Poor people in the back got soaked but we were nice and dry. We got back to our hostel and the next bus hasn't checked in yet so we both nabbed bottom bunks on the bunk beds. We've got two couples in our room now and they all seemed pretty miffed we'd taken them but - first come, first serve (and they're bloody Europeans)! Tonight should be interesting with this bunch. Ero Tergum ...
... trip that gets us to a beach within the National Park at Torrent Bay where we get off the boat and then have 3 hours or so to trek to a place further along the coast called Medlands Bay. If all goes well we will be able to get a boat back from there to Kaiteriteri where we have left the car.
We are lucky with the weather as the storms around New Zealand have calmed down overnight and it is bright and sunny if a little breezy. We got the boat in time and had ...
... was too scared to bring them over. Think I might try that in the future - oh yes I've completed that report you wanted but just left it on my desk as I'm scared!! Also on the walk down the waterfront I saw the Argentina Sevens team. They were sitting with a guitar busking - so I chucked in some money on the condition I could get my photo with them. They played ace music too. Might need to support them (after England) in the ...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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