Buller Bridge Motel
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- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
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We set off from Nelson on a lovely sunny Saturday morning. As usual the scenery changed regularly, sometimes flat farmland,then climbing for ever through trees on more winding roads. We passed cyclists and felt sorry for them when we saw how much of a relentless climb they had ahead of them. At one hilltop viewpoint we chatted to a young man …
... was great to touch base, enjoy a meal together and have a few laughs. They live in Perth and Liz is a kiwi so has been visiting family and friends. We also got a lovely invitation to come over to see them so will try and plan a visit which coincides with Gareth and Liam having some time off from work, as well. The last time Liz & Maurie met with us, we had breakfast together in LA just over a year ago and that time seems to have just flashed by.
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... Murchison where I used the phone to call ahead and book accommodation. The first place I tried to go to was full however they recommended another place further up the coast called The Old Slaughterhouse. I called David and he said he would meet me in a car park to give me a lift up the hill... At Westport I called him again to check the directions and half an hour later just after passing through Hector I arrived to be greeted by David on ...
... wanted to see more of the coastline going north towards Karamea (The airport at the end of the Heaphy Track). We rolled up at a campsite/ motel (ish), which Kathy had recommended, at Mokihinui. It was run by the oldest resident in the community who also ran the Tavern when his daughter wasn't available, and booked a unit for $35!! The room was very odd, being tagged onto the end of the village hall, with windows high up near the ceiling and smelling musty! ...
... but then we pulled up on the side of the road and looked at the map, and it was about 2 hours south of Westport, where we were going, which was still 2.5 hours away as it was. I couldn't imagine that they would get to Hokitika in one go at this time of day, so we went back to them and I jumped out and started to explain where we were going. It turned out they were both German, travelling together although they didn't know each other before, and their English wasn't all ...