Blenheim Palms Motel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... 6. Boat ride at Lake Tarawera to Hot water beach and the hike back and the Polyenesian spa at the end of the day - Rotorua 7. Bay of Islands walk 8. Tongariro Alpine crossing (would have been better on a warmer day)) 9. Kauri forest - giant Kauri trees 10. Cathedral cove & Hot water beach - Coromandel Early to bed for an early start for the ...
... club), small world! We took quite a few photos of the cars plus a couple of the guys that know Mike. After this we called at Gibson Bridge, a small boutique vineyard and did a tasting, the first of many I am sure. The future plan is to drive back to our lodge and visit vineyards within walking distance for another tasting, today that was Giesen.
Sunday and the weather forecast says that today is possibly the last good day for a couple of days so we ...
... on its way back. We bounced along the big waves, wind in our hair, looking at the blue ocean backed by snow capped mountains.
Once back in Kaikoura we ate a small meal at the Why Not Cafe before heading out on the beach to watch the sunset. As the darkness settled on us we crammed back in the car and started on our not so straight drive back ton Blenheim. Once back in town we capped of the day with a quick drink before heading back to the hostel.
... so I don’t know that much about reds but there are some key differences. The most important one is that the skins and seeds of white grapes are removed before fermentation, while red grape juice is fermented together with the skins and seeds which are removed later. This results in the dark color and tannins found in finished red wine that are largely absent in white wine. Whites and reds also ferment for different lengths of time and at different temperatures. ...
... taking too many photos - and turning a 90 minute trip into a day-long photography excursion. The scenery here was simply stunning - a mix of azure lakes and inlets, pine-covered forests and mountains.
We stopped in Nelson for only a short time. A shame really, because the town seems a thriving little hub of boating, day trips and quaint historical nuggets.
We headed onwards to our stay for the next two ...