Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts Centre
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I am taking advantage of a few hours to myself, a random internet connection and tales to tell. Our group has split up,for a,few days with some going backpacking and myself and 4 others going kayaking. We left Kaiakora yesterday morning, explored more of the coast on our way to Renwick which is in the heart of Marlborough wine country. Not the …
The Queen Charlotte Trek travels the Marlborough sounds between various resorts dotted into the hillside and accessible only by boat. We stayed at Lochmara Lodge, where we saw glow worms and swam with phosphorescence! The phosphorescence was like swimming through glitter. Unfortunately, all we could capture on film was blackness, so all the photos …
... 2-hour hike along the Queen Charlotte Track. The whole track is 45 miles and takes about 4 days to walk. They have organized tours that you can take to do this, they take care of your luggage and put you up in small towns along the way. What an amazing trip that would be! The views along the hike were really ...
... the water cascade down and enjoying the sun that was once again dappling the vegetation with a warm glow. Once back at the camp site Jay fought her way past Billy without being eaten and we found Molly was now awake. She enjoyed what was left of the pellets and snorted away in satisfaction. We just chilled out for the rest of the day. Luckily I didn't see that **** again although I'd recognise it anywhere as it is now indelibly printed in my minds eye! ...
... some Internet to look at other options. We decided it would be a good idea to drive into the centre of the national park, where there were a couple of walks and a free campsite. It was a very long winding drive over gravel and stone to reach it, passing a strange empty hippy/witch colony on the way. We cooked some pasta in the rain, then headed on the walks, hoods up, boots on but spirits high. The walks were great fun, even Nat enjoyed them, climbing huge black stone paths ...
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