Travel Blogs from Picton
What a fabulously cosy bed, I so didn't want to get up & thought of staying another night in St Arnaud then I remembered that my goods are due to arrive in Auckland on 4th July – thought I’d better make tracks to Auckland, accordingly got up & began getting sorted. The fire was on in the lounge downstairs when I went for …
... water but in fact sitting by the path watching us, one brave little one even came running down the path right by our feet, we'd been advised not to try and touch them as they have been known to bite and they will more than likely give you a disease! It was so funny seeing them so close, the little brave one even sat on the bridge as if he was blocking everyone's path. At the end of the walk is a waterfall where there were so many pups splashing, ...
... Not sure if I’d rather be stuck in Blenheim or Christchurch! We took the back coastal way round the sounds and back to the campsite where we stayed the previous night. We chilled for a bit of Max & Paddy’s Road to Nowhere.
Friday 22nd March was our final morning on the South Island. All we did was just chill in the library on the internet till it was time to queue up for the ferry at around 1, with the ferry due to depart at around 2. It was ...
... problem getting accommodation.
The NZ are very active with walkers, jiggers, cyclist everywhere.
Fuel is slightly cheaper than the UK but everything else is more expensive :( :( The local are complaining that their exported fruits are cheaper in Kensington London that at the local supermarket. This has surprised us and our budget has gone out the window even with us using basic accommodation ...
... They had opted to be dropped at ship cove and do the 6 hour walk in. Well once they described the track we were really glad we opted for the boat option. Apparently it was incredibly steep but also slippery form the the rain the previous day, and there were many slips and falls along the way. A dinner the 9 guests all sat around the table, introducing ourselves and telling our nz tales. The 3 WWOOFers all cooked and served ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed