The George Christchurch
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Another 4 hour drive, this time taking us to Christchurch, where we found the George Hotel with ease (Madame Tom Tom on top form) and checked in. A modern hotel opposite the Park and Botanical gardens.
Gray went to return the car to near the airport. (Always a relief to return the hire car, particularly when new, and especially as I had …
I will write the full story about our wedding day later on, but wanted to make sure that I posted some pictures already for you to enjoy and we'll work on getting the story + maybe some more pics up here later!
Our wedding day! We got up around 9 AM after having slept in an incredibly comfortable bed. This might …
Today was the day to move into The George, so we checked out of jail at the latest time possible; 10 AM. After that, we started looking for a hairdresser for Niko to get his hair cut. We found one not too far away that worked on a walk-in basis and since the lady was almost done cutting another guy's hair, Niko didn't have to wait long for …
Well Christchurch is a lovely place but very reminiscent of Belfast - you can see by the images that some of the architecture is amazingly the same. Paddy found it very eerie. The earthquake has certainly done some damage but most of the damage is hidden. The Catholic Cathedral is closed and will be for a year and millions of …
... Stones. Where is your father when you want to share something good with him? All gone. Forward to the Sky Tower. The lobby had many escalators leading to different places and activities but, slightly reverse to how I would have thought to plan it, I had to go down to go up. I walked past the ghostly piano playing without a pianist - keys and hammers moving autonomously - and went down into the basement. I walked through the gift shop and took note of exactly the same "quality ...
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- Free parking