Tag Archives: Marlborough

A Room With a View – Picton

Our latest motel managing gig was in Picton. The motels had a wonderful view over the marina and Picton Harbour and our room was no different. We got to enjoy watching the ferries come and go and all the other … Continue reading

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Destination Davies Bay

While we were lazingĀ at Momerangi Bay on Queen Charlotte Sound last week, we thought some exercise would be good. Nothing too strenuous. Just a nice walk on the first part of that end of the Queen Charlotte Track. To Davies … Continue reading

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A Magical Moment at Momerangi Bay

The previous day had been a lovely one, lazing around at Momerangi Bay on Queen Charlotte Sound. Watching the seals swim under us on the wharf was a something special that we thought would take some beating. But then next … Continue reading

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A Magical Day at Momerangi Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound

When we finished working at Nelson a week ago we had a couple of days before we were due to start more working in Picton. We were keen for somewhere relaxing and Momerangi Bay on the road around Queen Charlotte … Continue reading

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Passing Through Picton

En route from Momerangi Bay on the Queen Charlotte Sound to Blenheim it is hard not to stop at the lookout over Picton. This is at the end/beginning of the Queen Charlotte Drive – a road of many corners. Which … Continue reading

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Momerangi Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound – Part 2

We weren’t quite finished with Momerangi Bay. Or it wasn’t finished with us. There was a lovely last morning to have to ultimately drag ourselves away from. Water, forest, sun, remote – a happy combination.

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Momerangi Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound – Part 1

From Nelson, we inched our way closer to Blenheim and work. We were enjoying our little bit of summer and were keen for all the sun and relaxation we could find. We were keen for some seaside sun and settled … Continue reading

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Nelson Nice in November

The weather down the Marlborough Sounds in November refused to clear up. And the forecast for Nelson always seemed to be “Fine weather with afternoon sea breezes”. So we loaded up the truck, and we moved to Tahunanui…. The Tahunanui … Continue reading

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Titirangi Bay – On the Fringe

We have moved on from November, but there is one more little adventure to mention. While we were down the Marlborough Sounds, we took the opportunity to drive over to Titirangi Bay, north from Kenepuru Sound. We were not sure … Continue reading

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Wandom Walking in Wither Hills

The first big break from work we had in Blenheim we hung out around Blenheim. We had a few things to catch up with, and some rest and relaxation to do. The weather was warm and spring was in the … Continue reading

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