I can always find a reason to go into a city or town and stroll around. For the shops, a beautiful building, a special area, good views, a beach, anything that is new to me. The same with Nelson. I only had seen a photo of some Victorian-era workers cottages in Nelson that I wanted to see.

I couldn’t find it in my travel guide so we went for some information to the I-Site in Nelson. They send us to South Street, next to the Art Deco Christ Church Cathedral.

South Street in Nelson

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Where can I find these cottages?

The South Street is just a small street with lots of wooden cottages from around 1860. I just really like cottages like this. The wood, the colors, the window panels, the flowers in front of the windows, the porches, the roofs and the gorgeousness.

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When I see cottages like these, I want to celebrate Christmas in them. I want to fire up the fireplace. I want to drink hot chocolate and eat cookies. I want to have a dog and a cat and chickens in my garden. I want to have lots of flowers.

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I don’t know what it is but these cottages make me dream of romantic nights, movie nights and future nights somewhere in the countryside.

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I’ve never actually been in a cottage like this. I wish I had.

Unfortunately you can’t go inside any of these cottages here because people are living and owning them. But strolling around, taking pictures and just dreaming is enough for me.

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Which one of the cottages is your favorite? I really like the one with the red and white details. I think it looks really cute and gorgeous but also a bit tough because of the bright red instead of the pastel colors. What do you think?

Safe travels, Claudia

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