Buller Bridge Motel
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- Airport Transportation
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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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 …
... up the house, moving everything into storage and doing a massive clear out. Then, moved to Christchurch, getting a flat, starting new jobs and helping out Taryn & Jake when we can. No wonder we are tired.
Still, it’s given us the chance to see some wonderful friends down here and find some new rides, taking Sean to places he has never been to before despite being born in Dunedin all those years ago.
We went for a ride to Pegasus Bay ...
This part of the journey took us along the coast, sometimes extremely close. The combination of the squally weather and the tight bends it took a little longer than expected to reach our destination.
Before going to the site we made a detour to see the seals, just as we started to walk along the board walk to the viewing point it started to rain, again.
The rain eased off as we reached ...
... chilly at night especially snowy Mt Cook campsite! Interesting encounters with lots of fellow travellers, exchanging tips and experiences. Dramatic descent from Arthur's Pass to west coast and spectacular coastal drive northwards to Punakaiki, famous for pancake rocks and blowholes...... See photos. ...
... but I spent most of it sleeping on one of the couches. The good thing though was that I didn't feel sea sick! We got back on the bus and had a few pick ups before heading towards Abel Tasman. I'd been told really good things about the area and how stunning it was and the drive there didn't disappoint. We arrived at our hostel which was on a camp site just outside the Abel Tasman National Park and Sinead, Claire and I made dinner. By that I mean they made ...