Travel Blogs from Christchurch
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Ramada Singapore At Zhongshan Park
16 Ah Hood Road
Phone: 65 6808 6888
Fax: 65 6808 6998
Acc Type: Double Room
... this! It is also the wettest place in the world at sea level and what better place to go kayaking for 3 hours on Toms birthday as it lashed it down with rain? The tour guide pointed to Mitre Peak claiming it to the be he highest point of a mountain raising from the sea in the world! After a long hike and a couple of days of camping at Milford Sounds we headed back to Queenstown to have a night out to celebrate Toms birthday in a drier environment. Heading for Lake ...
... our route today is across the Canterbury Plains, which will be soooo different from what we have got used to over the last week and a half. Chris finds a route which at least mitigates this. As we go, I call Christchurch i-Site and ask about accommodation. She promises to call back. 20 minutes later, no call. So I call her back. She says we gave her the wrong number. Well actually we didn't give her a number because she didn't ask for one. She could see it ...
Another flight, but this time another country! And this means not only passport control, but also dirty-shoe control. But we were cleared on both counts (eventually) so allowed into the country and promptly collapsed in our latest hostel room at 2am. We only had 24 hours in Christchurch, so no time for a lie-in as we wanted to explore the city still recovering from the Feb 2011 earthquake. Without being flippant, the city ...
... was also the mall where the shops were all inside shipping containers but it looked really cool! there were a lot of street performers, mainly magicians and this New Zealand music group. we then visited the museum which was full of history around the city. after leaving the city we headed out for a drive around the other suburbs of Christchurch along the beach. today was more of a full day and our last day in Christchurch! how sad ...