Bruce Waterfront Apartments

Beach Road, Akaroa, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 8161, New Zealand | Condo
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Travel Blogs from Akaroa

Happy Birthday Susie from Akaroa

A travel blog entry by john-and-anne

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... volcano. A narrow channel opens the eroded crater to the sea. The calm waters of this natural marina are protected by mountains and rolling hills. The Maori words "Kai Tahu" translate into English as "The Long Harbour" and "Akaroa" translates as "Breathtakingly Beautiful".
Akaroa was founded by French settlers in 1840 and holds the distinction of being named the first colonial town on South Island.

We should be able to enjoy ...

Boules

A travel blog entry by neilywheelie

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... itself was fine but a wasted use of space. There is obviously quite a lot of work in their permanent collection and they seem quite proud of it, but where was it? Most of the space had been given over to some very modern installations, which weren't my cup of tea at all. We had a very long journey in front of us, so it was probably just as well we didn't linger long at the gallery. A quick visit to the very splendid Presbyterian church and we were ...

Renwick to Christchurch

A travel blog entry by geoffdawe

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... Christchurch. Somewhat taken aback by Christchurch post earthquake - a lot of the central area shut down due to rebuilding / damages buildings. Found in quite depressing walking around but locals very friendly and positive. Liked the shipping containers used as shops and food ...

A Day with the Dolphins

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth

... seriously), and naming the streets Rue whatever, we just didn't see it. We wondered what the French think when they visit. Probably the same thing Germans think when they visit Frankenmuth (another MI plug). They do get a point though for having a woman from France making French crepes from a streetside stand.

I've come to the conclusion that the Shackleton story will follow us for the rest of our lives, or at least the rest of this trip. Frank Worsley ...

A Bach in the Bush

A travel blog entry by vayacondios

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We are spoilt living in Prevelly. Dorset House was good but there were lights shining in the windows all night. In Arthur's Pass there were trains going by until 12pm & then from 5.00am onwards. I like darkness & silence. In Little Akaloa the only light we could see was the moon rising & the only sound was a bird rustling in the tree outside our window. Little Akaloa is a tiny village on the East side of Banks Peninsula. Akaroa is the main ...

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