Scenic Hotel Marlborough
Travel Blogs from Blenheim
... be scared or apprehensive about snorkelling in the ocean. He said jaws was a horrible thing for our generation.
In the next few days we did some wake boarding, water skiing and fishing again (with actual fishing rods in the boat this time). Unfortunately we didn't catch much. We also took the kayaks out for a paddle around the bay. All the salt water activities! I know I belong somewhere by the water. The outdoor life suits me. I ...
... by the Gimblett Gravels vineyard on the way...small world in the wine industry!
I tried to find Oyster Bay winery to take pictures and have a tipple for my 'case-loving friend', but, alas, Oyster Bay has gotten so big and does so much mass-production now, they don't need to give tastings nor tours at their cellar door, so they don't even offer up an address to find their location or winery! I had to content myself ...
... hills so the driver must be very careful to keep balanced. Inside are lots of mechanisms to help with this, like cameras and a level that beeps if the harvester moves too far to either side. The harvester works by straddling the vine and 'beating' the vines back and forth basically knocking the grapes off and into the harvester and an on board mechanism removes most of the leaves. The driver knows how many rows he can harvest before he is full and has to tip ...
... to run round the room waving her arms about as she unsuccessfully tries to swat three flies with her slipper. What a scene of domestic bliss.
When the ironing has been done Kathleen has to sew up the hem of a pair of my trousers. Fortunately I have been carrying a sewing kit taken from the Hotel Orly in Santiago for this very purpose. It is ironic that I have to supply the kit. Over the years Kathleen has built up quite a collection of sewing kits from ...
... have to get the dancing shoes on
again…… wonder how my gammy ankle might hold up to a Siege of Ennis?????????
Happy New Year everyone and we hope it will
be filled with good health, happiness and prosperity for all.
‘Til the next time….. if we survive the 60th
Anne and Liam
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services