Trip Start Mar 11, 2011
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The towns that make up the bay were all charming, that is, when we finally got to see them. At first we were stuck in Takaka because there is only one road around Golden Bay and it was totally flooded and half washed away after the heavy rain.
The hippy hangout called Mussell Inn at Onekaka (too easy!) is worth a visit even if only to try their homemade beers. We were pleasantly surprised to discover that it was Dub-step night at Roots bar, the only happening venue in town. A good night of head-bobbing. There we met our first fellow Saffa traveller - late twenties, female, who was using Wanaka as her base to work and travel around NZ. Everyone keeps telling us that there's so many Saffas in NZ. Well, where are they hiding? I guess most of them live here rather than travel about.