Scenic Hotel Marlborough
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... enjoying a nice drink. The next day we explored Kaikoura some more. Liam was keen to spit some whales and wanted to find the highest viewing point of the sea. After a 2 hour walk along the cliff edge and having seen hundreds of seals we were sad to rerun to the camper with no whale sightings but this was as Lucy had expected. The South Island has been very beautiful, an island of scenic paradise. Every day has been adventure and we look forward to what the North Island ...
... estates listed the residual sugar of their wines on the bottle, which was very interesting for me. All the Reds were at or below 2g/100ml whilst some of the whites were below 3g/100ml. On the other hand, some such as the Gewürztraminer were up to 7g/100ml. From the tastings I didn't particularly admire any of the Reds so I conceited that white was the wine to get in Marlborough. We ended our tour with a Spy valley Riesling ...
... the Douglas County school district. Well, our amazing next-door neighbor Sid is the principal of a middle school in Douglas County, so we asked if they knew Sid. They almost fell over and it turns out that the husband, Ray, was actually Sid's mentor when Sid was earning his principal's license. They knew all about Sid and Kim and their boys, and it was so cool to be almost half-way around the world and meet somebody with such a close connection to ...
... A little crazy German lady with a white van arrived shortly and we were soon on our way to 4 very different wine estates. We agreed to buy our favourite bottle from each place. HUNTERS - had a large selection which we were able to try of white, red, vintage and dessert. Our favourites here was the 2012 Pinot Gris, which we bought a bottle of. HUIA - a smaller family run estate which had a lovely farm like feel to it. The owner and ...
... nearby, they encouraged us just to relax and enjoy it. We started climbing at 10:30 and returned at 3:30, not having reached the top but having had a good hike through forests with occasional views of the water. On the way back we saw interesting wildlife, a great picture of the kiwi, the national bird, a stream full of eels, and the site of glow worms in the wild. We decided to return ...