Copthorne Hotel Commodore Christchurch Airport

449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 8053, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $183.00
 

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Epilogue

A travel blog entry by evi21

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How can anyone - I repeat: ANYONE - expect me to leave this country?

In less than 24 hrs I will nevertheless be doing exactly that. I'll be waiting in line to go through security checks or next to the gate ready to board, desperately trying to keep it together and not fall apart. The truth is: going back home frightens me so much more than coming out here.

If I say this country is stunningly beautiful, those are just words. You have to come here ...

New Zealand 1 - Christchurch to Greymouth

A travel blog entry by clearyf

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... creatures and he says on the surface for about 10mins while he clears out all the carbon dioxide in it's blood stream and gets ready to dive again. They dive for about 45mins at a time. There's a deep shelf in the ocean just off the coast here in NZ, which makes it perfect for these animals to be in the area. After a while, it takes it's last few breaths and then dives back down. While we are out there, there are huge Albatrosses, with wing spans of 3.4 ...

The last of the South and North Islands

A travel blog entry by franmullineux

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... how it has got through this. We then visited Quake City, the museum that has been put together to inform people about the earthquake. It was incredibly poignant, particularly a feature length film where different people discussed their experiences during the earthquake. But again I found it overall to be a positive experience, as you learn what people have done to help each other during that terrible time, and how they have rebuilt their lives since then. Personally I found ...

New Zealand - Day One - Christchurch

A travel blog entry by rathouse

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... aware of the extent of the damage from the earthquake three years ago until I actually saw it. The poor cathedral is a distressing sight, there are huge empty areas where buildings have been demolished and most of the centre's shops and hotels are boarded up. I suppose this is what parts of London must have been like after the bombing in the war. There is a temporary shopping street made of colourfully painted containers which is rather nice. A walk through the botanic ...

Merry Christmas & Happy Birthday!

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... and he felt it was great to have a hot Birthday for a change! We walked along the beach watching people swimming and surfing, and we even listened to some festive Christmas songs on our MP3 player whilst looking out at the Pacific Ocean.

We returned to the city just-in-time as we knew it was forecast to rain in the afternoon. When it started raining it felt like we were back in the northern hemisphere, so we went for a quick drink ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch, is near International Antarctic Center, Waimairi Beach, Harewood Golf Club, and Russley Golf Club.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding