Copthorne Hotel Commodore Christchurch Airport
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We had completed our journey across Asia but we had one final call to make; to say hello to Uncle Bob and my cousins Robin, Connie and Chris in New Zealand. As well as catching up with the folks, it was a time to relax and reflect on our journey, read signs written in something other than hieroglyphics, listen to people talking in English and most importantly, get a decent cup of tea. We also marvelled at the clear air, the ...
... The location of the chairs is rather bizarre it's right next to a four way intersection so isn't exactly peaceful of serene and there's a little bus shelter type thing with a note book where you can leave messages. The notebook is a simple lined one with sodden pages from the rain. On the notice board type thing there is a bit about where the idea of the chairs came from (Van Gogh) and a few messages about grief and loss. One really made Dais and I well up a bit and I'll ...
... swift half! We then return back to Kirwee (cop lying in wait) via unsealed roads. When we passed a field of about 50 rams, Colin, being a farmer's lad, enlightened us about tupping! Apparently Kiwi ewes have to have a warm up act before the main event and there are such animals as teaser rams. These are rams that have had vasectomies and titillate the hotties so that the fertile rams don't waste their time and energies with ewes with headaches. All the men reading this ...
... and wine and close to a large lake. Next stop was The Merino Cafe, this is about the only stop for a hundred miles and naturally was busy. It's a sort of House of Bruar in miniature. The cafe was thankfully excellent. Great coffee. I steered Angela away from the outrageously expensive Merino jumpers...maybe next time...she did snaffle some Possom gloves. And then there is Twizel. The next township is weirdly called Twizel...Apparently the whole town ...
Our last stop before heading back to Christchurch to bring our campervan back.. :( Akaroa is an old French settlement on the Banks peninsula, which is shaped by 3 volcano's in rest. Also the only place to see the rare Hector dolphins, they are the smallest of all ...