Holiday Inn On Avon
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn On Avon Christchurch
Na een lange reis van Kerkrade naar Christchurch via Tokyo was het hotel een prima plek om bij te slapen.
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... color and flavor off of the red grapes for c.24h. The cheap rose stuff is, however, only a blend. At $20-$40 a bottle the wine wasn't cheap but so good that I had to take three bottles with me. The result was that I was sitting in the hostel the next evening eating pot noodles for $0.79 but having a glass of wine that was worth at least $5. I think I got the priorities right…did I?
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... to visit 'The Goldfields Mining Centre'. It showcases examples of mining techniques and dwellings. There is a film set of a Chinese mining village, true to the original conditions the Chinese prospectors lived in. We saw the stamper battery in operation, particularly interesting was the stamper striking order 1,4,2,5,3. This configuration reduces vibration of the structure! The sluice gun was also demonstrated. It was situated on a 25 hectare site, ...
... deceased with chairs ranging from a baby car seat to a rocking chair. Many of the deceased were tourists attending a foreign language school and ages ranged from a few months to those in their eighties. The guide handled the whole 'sight seeing ' very sensitively and ended with some words outlining the spirit of Christchurch which was rebuilding the city. I should want to revisit to see the way in which they will have made positive outcomes from the devastation of the ...
... Instead of pouring the whole batch the drain, they pulled off some. The result was named ‘Aftershock’, brewed to an appropriately 7.1%.
During our walk around the smell of food became so overpowering that we had no choice but to indulge. We settled for pizza, we ordered and sat down at the long table outside. While waiting, we got chatting to a young couple. It didn’t take long to realise that they were from the UK.
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... t fit in my backpack :( Anyway, the mall was another inspirational thing they have going on in the city. Although many other passengers found Christchurch to be depressing, i found it really interesting and would loved to have stayed here longer. I loved all the ways they were making the most of what they still have left here, and all the quirky things like electricity box sheep and radically painted giraffes. Tomorrow we leave bright and early for ...