Aachen Motel

147 Yarrow St., Invercargill, South Island, 9810, New Zealand | Motel

Travel Blogs from Invercargill

Lamb to the Slaughter

A travel blog entry by kathtastesworld


... data to see which method is most advantageous. All tail samples had been collected and frozen. We helped Shona and Hayden from the livestock team weigh and measure the defrosted tails with the fur on, they were then skinned (which made them look like rats tails or parsnips!) and then weighed and measured again. This data will help the team determine whether the meat yield is affected by the docking of the tail.

We joined the packaging guys for a meal ...

Doubtful Sound to Invercargill

A travel blog entry by mdod


... out there with a big metal container collecting water for the wimps that didn’t want to get wet to sample.

Around 10:00 we pulled into the harbor and loaded onto the buses. We drove by the output end of one of the 2 tailrace tunnels from the power station on the way back. While waiting for the boat to arrive, we looked at the displays about the power station. We made it back to Manapouri right at noon and our car and belongings were safe and sound, just as ...

This city girl is way out of her depth

A travel blog entry by rachel_ttw


... into the historic town of Naseby on the way home which has some very pretty old buildings, by New Zealand standards! The rest of Tuesday dedicated to weighing calves. The first challenge was driving the cattle from their paddock up to the cattle shed. While doing this David noticed that a couple of the calves hadn't been castrated properly and so the vet was called in. Male calves are castrated and have their horns removed pretty quickly after they are born ...

Dolphins, cars & Indians

A travel blog entry by daretoknow


... speed world record for under 1000cc at Bonnerville salt flats. This record, set by a 68 year old man on a 47 year old bike still stands today. The invercargil man's achievement was made into a film 'The Worlds Fastest Indian' starring Anthony Hopkins, and Lucy's husband, Iain Rae also played the father role! I know some one famous! It is a really flat beach and you can actually drive onto it - it's very popular with couples and families, and ...

Day 6 - done on the day!!!

A travel blog entry by philg


... short walk along to Nugget Point and the lighthouse. From the photos you can see it was amazing. We saw Fur Seals including babies! They were playing in the huge rock pools and sunbathing. I need the 40x zoom on my new camera to get anywhere near them, hope the video works it's so cute! We also saw massive formations of Cormorants flying north, they do this every day. It's an amazing sight to say the least! Then we saw the Nuggets themselves, with ...


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