Ugbrooke Country Estate
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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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 ...
... walked the road to find it. Christmas decorations are very rare here. There's no money for extras and going to Dumaguete is a rare occasion so the country people aren't so affected by advertising and the commercial expression of Christmas. How beautiful it was. The tree was as tall as the buildings and it shimmered as a mirage with translucency, just above the road I travelled. As I neared I saw more detail of the handcrafted decorations and a man called hello. ...
... need to go there. Just as I was listing these facts in my head, I received a phone call from a lady whose help-wanted add I had responded to online a couple of days earlier. She needed help in her backpacker’s hostel and was offering accommodation at the hostel in exchange. The hostel is in the place not far from here that’s been calling my name, which is why I responded to that particular add. The timing of this phon call couldn’t have been better if ...
... was in paradise. Maeve's parents arrived later on and we hit the hay early. Finally a nice bed to sleep in. Her dad and grandfather built the cabin and we were posted up in the room with 2 bunk beds. Maeve's sister stayed with us. It's amazing the parallels that my life has to theirs. It's just like the cabin at Moose Lake but add the ocean.
I had a wonderful sleep Thursday night and woke up naturally at 730 am. Maeve, KC and I went for ...
... hunt away, are quite different. The hunt away dogs are bread exclusively here in New Zealand and are trained to herd the sheep away. These surprisingly were more interesting than the other trials. At only about three minutes per dog there were two courses. One was straight up a hill, the other had a zigzag pattern out of cones the sheep had to go through. After talking to the organizers, Isabelle (one of our guests), got a chance to try it out guiding Rusty on a good ...