Scenic Hotel Marlborough
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... sand – very hard to walk over, until you finally reach the beach and find the Tasman Sea roaring in (probably wouldn't swim there...). There are seals on the beach, although we didn't find any seal pups playing in the rock pools – too late in the season I think.
Onwards then to Anatori, along a winding, very pretty road past the Whanganui (Won gan ooey) Inlet. The downside was that it was a gravel road (about 30k of gravel road...) but it is beautiful ...
... into the larger Omahau Bay, and we traverse the side of the hill, dropping down closer to the water as we walk. Carmel has a crisis when her trusty found stick is inadvertently broken by Paul! But after some trial and error a new stick is found! We start getting views of Picton, and watch the many boats in the Queen Charlotte Sound once more. There's quite a few people on the track, some coming from ...
... river which flowed down from the mountains cut through the dry brown grass and followed the roadside. The mountains grew evermore intimidating and created an impressive backdrop to the fresh green hills which were filled with sheep and cows. Splendour could be seen in any direction, I had heard folk speak of how rural South Island was, but I had never imagined such stunning landscapes with so few cities to speak of. It was quite literally the place of my dreams and made ...
... in this is the death of "The Red Barron" huge and impressive. Then onto the Classic cars, where the collection totals 161 cars, motorcycles and some agricultural machines. Sadly my camera battery ran out before I could take a photo of every single one. But you might be pleased about that. Lastly the Marlborough Museum, all about the growing and production of wine and completely boring. We somehow missed the replica township, but we were probably museumed ...
... Centre of New Zealand." A spot on top of a hill that claims to be the center of the country...we later learned it was all a lie. But still a nice hike...and afterward we rewarded ourselves for the 30 minutes of hiking with a few beer flights at a couple local breweries. In addition to vines, Nelson is home to LOTS of hops...so the good beer floweth.
The next day we met up with some friends from Queenstown at the Nelson Saturday Market. So many ...