Rutherford Hotel Nelson
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I had to get up at 5.30am today to catch the ferry across to the South Island. I'm excited to see what the South Island is like as I hear really good things about it, it's meant to be even more pretty than the north!
Once we had gotten over to the South we stopped at Malborough valley to have a wine tasting session. I got to try 3 whites and 2 reds, so glad it was small glasses otherwise ...
... start having fun'), and reminiscing about memories of university days- many of the memories had been forgotten by one of us and it was so fun reminding each other of them.
**** Good times + fun friends = Amazing Memories****
Nelson is my favourite town so far on our trip. I could easily have spent the 6 months here- mountains in hte background, hiking, fresh air, fresh fruits and vegetables- similar to the Okanagan. Shona's mom, Fran in Edmonton (hi ...
... Moutere Hills, enjoyed a wine tasting and selected the rose for the the ladies to share with our lunch - went very well with my prawn dish :) After lunch we headed to Mapua via some milk collection from a very clever milk machine. At Mapua we indulged in ice creams, hokey pokey for me, followed by a walk on the mud flats. Then back via a stop at some friends for a drink and a sleepover friend for ...
Friends in Melbourne, Australia, offered us a room during a stopover while we're awaiting the next day's continuing flight to Bangkok. We'll have time for dinner and sightseeing on both days and are looking forward to meeting up with Ruth, whom we know from living in Mangonui, NZ, and with Sandra, with whom we taught in Vietnam. Hopefully we'll be seeing Michelle too, who worked with us in China and now has two ...
... and surprisingly warm weather the next day before heavy and continuous rain sets in. We use this to revisit Fox and this time it's clear right up to the glacier face. Jane does well with the climb up to the viewing platform and the head of the glacier is there right below us, with a large ice cave spewing a cascade of water into the valley. The rest of the glacier descends steeply to this point from the mountains above and the ...