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, Latimer Square, and Worcester Boulevard.
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Travel Blogs from Christchurch

In Christchurch

A travel blog entry by sbritton on Mar 26, 2015

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... every corner. After a quick orientation with driving on the wrong side of the road we end up at the quintessential New Zealand food establishment; McDonalds. Don't judge...it's been 20 hours and somehow lost an entire day in the flight. Everyone is starving. We get underway and take the scenic route to the grocery store and around Christchurch. Destruction from the 2011 earthquake is everywhere. Churches and brick buildings are the hardest hit. The government with ...

Goodbye New Zealand

A travel blog entry by mariannedave15 on Mar 02, 2015

2 comments, 8 photos

... and soak up the New Zealand way of life amongst the mountain ranges and the transient inhabitants. We had a few trips out including Glenorchy, a brilliant day in Milford Sound and other days exploring the surrounding peaks. The only place that could probably have been avoided was Invercargill and we understand from Judy and Graeme, our Melbourne friends, that the drive up towards Dunedin was equally depressed, so we were very pleased ...

NZ South Island

A travel blog entry by hanalmac on Dec 21, 2014

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... I'll hold it in! Overall, I have grown huge adoration for New Zealand. The welcome bestowed on us from our Stray drivers and their friends, as they proudly share their country really helped us to learn about and value the part of the world we were journeying through. Hats off to Lolly for beasting the North with us and Papa G for cruising us round the South. Check my flipagram video and pics for the visuals of what I've waffled on about! ...

4 Amazing Days...

A travel blog entry by dwrwhistler on Nov 09, 2014

5 comments, 7 photos

....well it has been a few days, and it appears that free wi-fi is not readily available where we have been here on the south island of New Zealand, so sorry to anyone who may have been wondering what we have been up to. Our internet connection here is to slow to add pictures so will do so at our next opportunity. Since we wrote on our first day in Queenstown, we have done so much. Ryan chose our outing on Wednesday morning and so we took a walk into town to visit the ...

Christchurch and Kiakoura

A travel blog entry by wallis1983 on Sep 04, 2014

5 photos

... with hardly and work completed or even started. According to Marie, who had been in the city the previous year, it is only recently that all the properties have been cleared of furniture and possessions.

Many from the bus were disappointed with how little there was to do, and we were all saddened by the sites we saw, the cathedral is particularly emotional to see. I however felt that although those who make the decisions were failing the city, its residents ...

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