All Seasons Christchurch
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... of towns were relics from the gold mining days but somehow have managed to survive all these years.
Stopped for a morning cuppa at a place named Oxford. At this point our GPS showed that we still had 143km to our destination. I phoned my niece to ask her for her house number. " Where are you " she asked, to which I replied Oxford. Oh she said you are just about 10 minutes from here so I will put the kettle on. That was the only time that the GPS led us ...
... and we feel very lucky to have seen them in such great weather. There are 14 Sounds in total and we learnt that they are technically not Sounds, they are actually Fjords. Rather than re-name them all they decided to just call the whole area Fjordland to cover up the error.
One thing that was not mentioned by any of previous visitors to New Zealand was the treacherous little creature called the sandfly. They are all around the Sounds and despite covering myself in 100% ...
... It was hard work as we are not used to night time driving in New Zealand and, especially on the South Island, you can't expect much to guide your way other than painted lines and cats eyes, even just outside a major city. Because the sky was overcast and it was still raining, we couldn't see very much when we trundled into place hoping that we were in a sensible place to camp. We will have to wait until morning to see whether we have picked a legitimate pitch or ...
Today, we have planned to wander around Christchurch, seeing whatever piques our interest as we go. So, what to do first. Ok, the Museum is just up the road - and it is free!! - so let's start there. Inside is the usual history of the island, the first Maori and then white settlements. In one section is a display of the old advertising posters used to promote New Zealand to tourists. These posters are quite artistic and almost a time ...
... tied. The VOP skipper is on strike but fails to connect with either of the last two deliveries and the game finishes as a tie - a most fitting result.
Back into our finery after a quick shower and a few beers with the locals before we head off to the Brewers Arms for a feed. Its been a memorable day in a wonderful setting and as you don't experience many tied games in your cricketing life, I'm sure it will long be a day to ...