Occidental Backpackers

Address: 208 Hereford St, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 208 Hereford St, Christchurch, is near Cashel Street, Bridge of Remembrance, Worcester Boulevard, and Latimer Square.
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Travel Blogs from Christchurch

Earthquake Devastation

A travel blog entry by thehumphreys on May 13, 2015

10 photos

... and definitely dominates most conversations with tourists. The city has not been able to move on, but there are signs that new construction efforts are starting to make a positive impact. Toured botanical gardens and saw many cool plants, among them the most monstrous eucalyptus tree I've ever seen, the rose garden, and topcial topiary. Frank then took us ...

Come on you chiefs! oh no - Come on you Crusaders!

A travel blog entry by glesme on Apr 11, 2015

9 photos

... us on a little adverture down a 'gravel’ track. But good old Pegasus got us there. Back to hostel for quick shower before heading to the rugby. The Crusaders lost but we had an awesome time. Although the atmosphere was nothing in comparison to Sandy Park!


Furthest point away from home...

A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Mar 14, 2015

43 photos

... morning in that bed. Oh well, all good things must come to an end...

At the Spaceships office we went through the paperwork and, when everything was completed, our campervan appeared. Wow! This was no Beaten-Up Barry. This was a newer model. It was bright and shiny, a beautiful champagne colour and it was glistening in the sunlight. The interior ...

A guy, a girl and a pizza place

A travel blog entry by smythadventures on Nov 22, 2014

1 comment, 12 photos

... we moved in. Lamby, now officially George Shaun Hasselhoff, was only a few days old when I met him. Elena had to hold his head up to bottle feed him. She told me she was this close to going home and digging a hole for the little guy. I told myself not to fall in love, knowing he will be gone within the week. BUT HE DIDN"T DIE!!! He is now almost three weeks old and is running and sliding on the restaurant's wood floors. I feel so ...

Christchurch Canterbury - 4030kms later

A travel blog entry by daveandsara2014 on Oct 06, 2014

... maybe next time upgrade to a proper campervan). Apart from the flights, the cost of living is cheaper than in the UK and has meant we have been able to do some fantastic activities which we otherwise would not have been able to afford. Our personal highlights of our trip to New Zealand: -Helicopter ride to/and hiking the Franz Josef Glacier -The skydive/jet boating/Milford Sound. -Driving through the incredible South ...

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