Lets take this gig global!!
Yodondo! well, after a couple of days in Nelson I have had to say my fond fairwells to the south island and a big G'day to the north!! Unfortunately the weather in Nelson wasnt the best so the options for doing stuff were pretty limited. I had a stroll around the market on saturday which was a pleasant surprise. Lots of different stalls all selling home made arts, crafts and food. Some of the stuff on offer was ingenius like, toy planes made out of beer/coke cans, great wooden sculptures and traditional woolen clothing ( including some not so traditional designs!!). However, the best thing for me was the free tasting of all the foods. From roasted nuts, cheese and crackers, bread and organic dips and plenty of biscuits and nougart.. you name it, I was chucking it down!! No need for lunch that day I'll tell ya!! In the arvo I did a wee bit of shopping and got some asbsolute bargains before walking around the gardens and church area before running back to the hsotel before another downpour errupted. It was a fairly nice town, ol' Nelson and I would defo come back in the better summer months to do some walks and get off to the Abel Tasmen national park. But I had to say cheerio on sunday and got the bus to Picton where I caught the ferry over to the north island and the capital of NZ -Wellington. Im am staying with my friend Sam for a few days which should be fun and nice to get away from the "backpacker circus" for a while. Unfortunately the bad weather seems to have followed me over here and its been pouring with rain today! Not so good! Just doing some admin stuff today before all the touristy stuff tomo and hitting the nightscene on wednesday. Should be cool. Anyways, I better bust a groove. Enjoy the sun, laters peeps, Dan