Nelson, sunny Nelson.
Unfortunately not – when we left Christchurch we saw the forecast for cloud and rain for both full days we were to be in the area – the first day did not disappoint the weatherman, but we only had a limited time so had to get out there anyway.
On the evening we got there, the missus noticed the water was out, and it was a chance for interesting shots of stranded boats.
Then just over the road was a small railway station, presumably part of a tourist railway as I don’t think the main line ever reached Nelson.
The next day with the uninspirational weather, we decided to just hang around Nelson. The “Church on the Hill”:
The Centre of New Zealand (conveniently right at the peak of a hill):
By the water:
Drove past this interesting spot:
And of course had way too much for dinner: