Rutherford Hotel Nelson
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A great morning greeted us at the start of another 17k walk. After we said goodbye to a couple of the group that were taking the boat back, and the kayakers, we headed off around the river. High tide added about 2 hours the walk. Elisabeth led us all the way and did a great job. It was a looong walk to apple tree bay and our lunch spot where we met …
Wegrijden uit Kaikoura was moeilijk. De plek waar je een fantastische ervaring hebt meegemaakt daar wil je zo lang mogelijk blijven plakken. De uitbaters van de motel maakten
het er niet gemakkelijker op. Het was zo'n vriendelijk sympathiek koppel dat de check-out meer dan een uur heeft geduurd. Het uitwisselen van ervaringen was een leuke …
Day 16 - Saturday, January 2nd, 2010
Up, Up and away! ... it time to hit the road! Saying goodbye to Christchurch, i loaded up and was on my way. Through the night the wind had been blowing like crazy and I was glas to see the it had died off and the sun was out.
Spoke too soon! ... as soon as i turned off Route 1 on to Route 7 and headed …
... the bus stop we spotted a little minibus painted with graffiti saying Paradiso on the side and a couple of lads were waiting for us - a good start. Paradiso was a cool hostel, we made friends there instantly. It had a pool, hot tub, sauna, hammocks, loads of chill out space including a cosy TV lounge and best of all free breakfast and free soup and bread in the evening. By the time we'd got there the soup had gone so we walked around the corner to the local Sprig & Fern pub ...
... in omelets for breakfast. but we weren't brave enough for that. It was delicious, and we didn't leave any on the plate. The fourth course was grouper and it was delicious as well. For the main course the chef sent over Ribeye steak with sautéed fresh veggies and mashed potatoes. By the time this got to our table, we were pretty much full, but it was cooked just right and very good. All in all, it was a great dinner and a good celebration for our last night of our trip in a hotel with a ...
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