Travel Blogs from Kaikoura
My second early start in three days. Symbolically I set my alarm a few minutes later, but I was still up around 5.30 so I could hop on a bus and then get the train and shuttle to the 9.00 ferry. I left at just the right time for a hug from the hostel manager, an early riser, and set off in the dark. The 6.33 train is a commuter special, and it felt …
waaaahnsinn! gestern waren lorenz und ich beim whale watch in kaikoura. die chancen einen wal zu sehen waren gut....man sieht pro fahrt ca. 1-2.
ich habe gestern 3 (!!!!!!) Pottwale gesehen. unglaublich, diese tiere sind so schoen. ich war ueberwaeltigt. ein erlebnis das zu den highlights in nz zaehlen wird. spaeter sind wir dann an …
Juhu, ich habs geschafft. Nach 2 Wochen endlich raus aus Blenheim. Das trampen war heute ectrem schwer, ich weis nicht an was es lag, aber wir standen bestimmt 1h 30 mins am Straßenrand und niemand wollte uns mitnehmen. Ein netter alter er Mann hat uns dann aber doch mitgenommen. Die fährt an der Ostküste entlang war sehr schön, ich habe das Meer …
Our whale watching trip had been booked for some time, but we'd changed the date and time due to Cath and Dave's delayed arrival in NZ. When we turned up there was no record that our booking had been changed and we were down as 'no shows' on the original date which was a couple of days before. Fortunately this was sorted out and we got on the tour …
The next morning we packed up the campervan and then headed off back to Christchurch to drop of the campervan. A sad day! We stopped off for brunch (including bacon and eggs) at beautiful Lake Pearson, before heading down the other side of the pass to the plains and through Sheffield (nothing like the real Sheffield i.e. in the UK, maybe …
The property owners are on site and have only had this hostel since last fall. It has great potential. They picked me up at the I center and dropped me back for an early bus. They are also very close to the Whalewatch/Train station and you only have a short walk to both. The wif/internet i is free but only available from front office.
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