Ugbrooke Country Estate
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Ugbrooke Country Estate Blenheim
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... up, up before you begin to go down, down, down (about 10k) – a very twisty road,, S-bends, U-bends, cliff one side and sheer drop the other in many places – at least these days there is Aramco barrier in place – a bit different to the odd bit of wooden planking that served when we first did the hill eight years ago. And the views ARE spectacular. We had a couple of nights at a POP site right on Pohara Beach – a
beautiful long, flat, sandy beach, ...
... my 20 degree sleeping bag over my comforter on my bed and I was sooo cozy and warm. Kinda sad that it took all that, but I was happy nonetheless. SORRY I'M NOT SORRY! Fortunately the next night it was a little warmer, so I got rid of the socks and wool bottoms, but I kept the top and my sleeping bag on and I was a happy camper. Today it got up to 85 during the day so it's not nearly as chilly tonight, so we'll see what my sleep system looks like.
... of camping luxury to overhaul the van and my bag. After an hour of toil and strife, everything was perfect, I had even managed to pack my bag in one attempt. I returned to the common room content, only to turn up later that night to find it all back to its previous state. At first I thought there was a hurricane, but then when I glimpsed the clothes which littered the bed I realised that Anna had just gotten ready.
The next morning we awoke in Riverton ...
We made it to Nelson, what a scenic drive. Too bad about the rain. It was kind of a meh town, nothing to write home about lol! It was boring and the roads were too narrow for our RV and there were no traffic lights so navigating was a little bit tough. We saw the ...
Sunrise number two greeted us this morning as we emerged to
find we had parked our van up literally on the beach again! Unfortunately we
couldn’t enjoy it too much as we had to be off and back in Kaikoura by 7.15am
for the Whale watching trip. There was talk that the boat trip would be
cancelled due to bad weather (just our luck) but luckily we finally got the go
ahead and the boat went out. The boat travelled to about 7 ...