Thursday, February 25, 2010

Holiday Update #2

My lazy summer holiday continues. :) Yesterday I had the most amazing spa experience at a lovely spot called Enriching in Nelson. I had 45 minutes in their outdoor (very private) spa followed by a half hour massage and then finished off with a facial - not sure how long the facial took as I think I was asleep for most of it. hahaha

Last night I ate out at the cafe just along from my cabin and finished my meal with a Cointreau (that's a stab in the dark when it comes to spelling). Here it is :

Today I went on a bit of a road trip. The idea was to have breakfast at Kaiteriteri then maybe look at some art galleries. I ended up having breakfast in Takaka (a bit further than Kaiteriteri) and then went to Wharariki Beach. The beach is pretty much on the West Coast of the South Island. My friend, Victoria, had suggested I go there so took her advice. The funny thing was that when I got there I realised I had been there before - about 35 years ago I reckon. (I could be wrong with my memory of this but Mum will put me right). The following photos are the track to the beach (it's about 20 minutes walking) and the beach itself.

After the beach I backtracked then drove along to Collingwood. We used to holiday here as kids and the following photo is, I think, the place we used to stay in - again I'm sure Mum will correct me if I am wrong.


  1. So jealous on all counts, sounds like the perfect break!

  2. So glad to hear your enjoying yourself! You more then deserve it!! xo

  3. The thought of you relaxing so much has put a big, happy smile on my face for you.

    Keep on enjoying,


  4. It is so beautiful. I love it!