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The tour bus was there to pick me up at the Heritage at 7:30 am. The tour company is called Canterbury Leisure Tours. The driver/guide warned us that the weather was "marginal" today for the whale watching cruise, but all of us on the tour bus were ready to give it a try, so we set out for the city of Kaikura. We soon were out of the city limits of …
Today we walked to the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament for Mass at 9:00. It was very beautiful-classical revival architecture. There were Ionic and Corinthian columns made of marble. After mass I lighted a candle for all my family and friends.
We drove to a small town on the southern coast called Akaroa. We were surprised to find almost …
We have passed the half way mark of our vacation. It's hard to believe we will be leaving NZ soon. Today I started the day by complaining about my room (D hates when I do this.) Our room was near the elevator so we heard noisy people at night and in the morning. When I went to take my shower I noticed there was a lot of mold between the tiles. It …
Akaroa is one of the places that would be on our visit list if we came again. There are lots of other coves and beaches to explore that we did not have the time to do. We left Akaroa and drove to Christchurch in glorious sunshine. Found the Maui Motor Home depot without too much trouble and said a fond farewell to the Beast. We did …
Hot air ballooning off, weather poor. Postponed till tomorrow fingers crossed...
Gorgeous breakfast at C1 cafe (mmmmm tea...) now off to tour on the trams.
Got wedding tattoos, our mothers would not approve... Beautiful dinner in an old bandstand followed by a little bit of live music.
Fingers crossed for the balloons …
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