Ashbury Park Motel

131 Evans Street, Timaru, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7910, New Zealand | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Timaru

Gold Franckincense and Beer

A travel blog entry by jandjsgrandtour

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... point ! It's retreating at a rate of 400m per year which means in about 10 years or so, the glacier will have withdrawn to beyond the distant bend in the valley and would no longer be visible from our vantage point. Back down to the car. On the way, I detoured along another walk to view where the river exits the lake and tumbles away across the valley.

Oh, just a perfect day, to quote Lou Reed, and the beer part of the above title was well earned ...

...and on to New Zealand

A travel blog entry by jandjsgrandtour

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We had to reschedule our flight from Sydney to Christchurch due to a recurrence of my usual condition, but I seem OK now. The new flight brought us into Christchurch at midnight.

Found the car, found the motel settled in.

Next day we walked into the city centre. We had been expecting to see earthquake damage, but we were totally unprepared for the scale of the destruction even 3 years later. Half the ...

Turangi-Wellington-to South Island

A travel blog entry by tom.terryhannan

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... the ocean and then their was a huge lone one in the grass. We got pretty close and watched him crawl down into the ocean.
Next was our first stop to see Yellow Eyed Penguins and we did see 1 and then 2 more. They are the rarest of the penguins. Super cool
Next stop was to see more Sea Lions and this time we almost walked onto one sleeping in the tall grass. We could of touched it, it put its head up looked at us and started flipping its flipper so ...

Mount cook/glentanners

A travel blog entry by jennymccarthy84

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... that, it was actually quite refreshing (we did look a little bit like desperate tramps but needs must haha). There's not much happening at the bottom of mount cook or anywhere else for that matter so we have found ourselves a little campsite about 20mins away called glentanners. Tired feet from the rocky walk, rest tonight then off to lake tekapo ...

So many FLOWERS

A travel blog entry by hjc

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... how bad things must've been for the locals there. Scary ****. Just walking through the town you can see huge cracks in the ground, big, abandoned buildings, torn up ground... Yeah it's pretty ruined in some parts. Huge shame. However if you're a builder looking for work, cash in now! Christchurch will keep ya busy!

So now I'm in Timaru. And by golly... What an amazing place. Just full of beach, green, beach, flowers. I took a stroll down Carloline Bay. ...

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