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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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It was an early morning start today when we rose at 5.30 to be on our way to the ferry for 6.30,
although it didn't leave till 8.30. The last check in was meant to be 7.30 and Hughie was taking no chances!
The trip from Wellington in North Island to Picton in South Island took three and a half hours and was smooth and uneventful. The …
... like in its stillness.
As we drove further through the valley, the landscape changed rapidly from twisty mountain roads to open countryside, giving us spectacular views.
Without realising it, today would be a day of many stops. Days like this are nice to be able to drive long distances but have the chance to stretch the legs and learn a little about each place.
Our next stop of the day ...
... ones. I left with 2 new tops, a skirt and a jumper all for $52 (about £26) so good times! We then made our way back home which is where I relaxed for a while and may have also taken a nap before playing with Jaxon again. I kept building towers but the little monkey kept knocking them down but he was so adorable that I just couldn't be angry! Rebecca came to pick him up in the evening so I decided to go for a ...
... reception ;) Almost paradise ;) We made heaps of photos, look and enjoy..
On the 27th we went to a concert in one of the Vineyards of the Nelson region called Neudorf, this was a nice concert. Have a few drinks, watch some bands and enjoy the mountain scenery. Great evening. The day following we had a BBQ, the last official summer day, we had many friends over and with a 29 degree it was ...
... views quickly changed our minds. We made it to the halfway point- a beach called Stilwell Bay and had our lunch (we got a pack lunch from the local cafe in the morning). We were hoping to have some relaxing/sunbathing time but unfortunately the tide was coming in too quickly. So...we continued on. Although it was a tough walk we were so happy the whole way- even once we started to run out of water. We finally found a place about 1hr from home for us to relax. Apple Tree Bay. ...