Punga Cove Resort
Travel Blogs from Endeavour Inlet
... museums, watched and filmed the annual Dragon Boat Festival races and were having a great time – until while taking a photo, the camera came up with a message "card error, cannot read card" then “do you want to format this card to continue”. Bad news. We tried the camera card in both the netbook and the other camera, to no avail. Talking to a staffer in a camera shop, she said she may be able to run a disk recovery on the card, but ...
SH1 is the main highway through NZ. It is not dual carriageway but occasionally there is a third overtaking lane. It goes through some fairly mountainous places and takes a lot of double length trucks but apart from around major cities flows pretty well.
we were staying just outside Wellington in Lower hutt in motel which is allegedly 10 minutes ...
Ian and I struggled for ages to come up with a title for the Wellington post. Wellington boots...? Beef Wellingtons...? Wacky Wellington? In the end I came up with the great pun that you see before you now. It does rely quite heavily on the assumption that you're familiar with the expression "to have beef with" and know what a Beef Wellington is but you know, you can
always Google it. We had no beef with Wellington because it was great.
The capital ...
... on the hill above Nelson in the woods, it was a huge campsite but empty bar a few tourists and some long term residents. The town is modern and old at the same time and we took a tourist walk to see the sights and for Jo the shops! They had a farmers market and the fruit season is in full swing so even I enjoyed the fresh plums, peaches and apples.
From Nelson we made our way to Picton and stopped off at a town called Havelock which is famous for Mussels and in ...
At the end of part one I had decided on the French Pass, so I rang up the campground and spoke to Grace - for some reason I instantly liked her and she encouraged me to make the whole journey in one day - she said its a glorious day, come on over, in her soft American accent. So I did. I left and said goodbye to a Kiwi family I met at the toilets and was off at 11am. I spent one and half hours sweeping myself along the curvaceous roads until ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Free parking