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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews The Grove Blenheim
Travel Blogs from Blenheim
... is now, at the end of vintage, largely empty. I’m also without a job. WHY was I so hesitant to leave? I guess I was subconsciously afraid of making a big change, and clinging to whatever small shreds of routine, comfort, and familiarity I have established here.
It’s entirely possible that I (unintentionally) enhanced my own melancholy by overthinking it. I tend to do that sometimes, and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in that sense. (Any fellow ...
... hunt away, are quite different. The hunt away dogs are bread exclusively here in New Zealand and are trained to herd the sheep away. These surprisingly were more interesting than the other trials. At only about three minutes per dog there were two courses. One was straight up a hill, the other had a zigzag pattern out of cones the sheep had to go through. After talking to the organizers, Isabelle (one of our guests), got a chance to try it out guiding Rusty on a good ...
... bags we set off to the I-Site (tourist information office) to enquire about the best way to go about visiting the vineyards and booking another night's stay in Blenheim. Unfortunately, we were told that the accommodation was all booked up in both Blenheim and Renwick (where most of the smaller vineyards are), as it seems a stream of seasonal workers had snapped up all the cheap accommodation. So, we decided to do a tour of a few vineyards ...
... get ran over by a group of marching soldiers, as a road sign told us 'marching soldiers have right of way'. The camp was also in the foothills of Mount Ruapehu, so every morning we had incredible views of the mountain but we were situated at 800m above sea level, which meant the weather was extreme. It was often freezing in the morning with frost and ice on the ground but by midday it was over 25 degrees. Throughout the camp there was an excited build up to ...
... Oh my word!! The very next thing we did was wander into town and seek out this talented pharmacist. Unfortunately, as it was late in the day they had sold out. They offered us an alternative, whose major side effect is drowsiness, and rather reluctantly, as we wanted the magical Kraken, we accepted. Back at the motel we chilled out, listened to the wind and rain lash at the windows and took a couple of Sealegs, the less mythically named cousin of Kraken and called it a ...