Tag Archives: Nelson

Our camera is ready to go, but are we?

Note to self: before leaving on a trip learn how to use your camera.   When we bought our camera, almost three years ago, we worked to master the basics and took ever so many photos practicing to get it … Continue reading

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Start with a maze; end with a puzzle

We peered down at the maze and snapped a few photos.  Then we went back to our table for a long black (in New Zealand, that’s black coffee) and carrot cake at the Stone Ridge Café. We had rented a … Continue reading

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Taste testing along the way

Wellington’s Ortega’s Fish Shack & Bar came with high recommendations, so we knew we’d get a great meal.  We don’t usually disagree, but we did disagree on fish that night.  One of us loves salmon and would always order salmon … Continue reading

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Everyone was there

Trafalgar Park filled up nicely.  We looked back at the sea of people all around us and marveled that so many had purchased tickets for the annual event. More than two weeks before, we had arrived in town and saw … Continue reading

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Where to spend three weeks?

We checked off the list what would keep us happily in one place for three weeks as we traveled: sea, arts, hiking, beautiful spaces, good food.  We needed a place to stay for 3 weeks, after our hiking adventures in … Continue reading

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