Raceway Motel

222 Lincoln Road, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Christchurch-Canterbury

Lovely Claire in Christchurch!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by mamacass

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... a very nice day and it rained most of the time. The centre of Christchurch was devastated by the massive earthquake on Feb 2011 and there are still many building either waiting to be demolished or in the process of rebuilding. We had obviously seen this event on the news, but it is not until you are actually there that you see the mass destruction. The people of Christchurch have been very resilient and are working hard ...

Christchurch a city of destruction

A travel blog entry by dianneswisher12

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... would be perfect for a movie set reflecting a disaster. Imagine living in constant fear of another earthquake. Highlights of our visit included the Chair Memorial. 185 empty chairs all painted white arranged in a rectangle representing those who were killed in the Feb 22, 2011 earthquake . A High chair, a wheel chair, porch chair, stool, office chair, lounge ...

New Zealand Leg Begins

A travel blog entry by f.goldthorpe

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... did sight some Hector dolphins but they disappeared before we could engage them. Penguins were sighted too and we were treated to some pretty spectacular coastline views. Back in port they refunded one third of our fee since we didn’t actually get to swim with the dolphins.
Lamb sausage was on the menu for that night along with beans and salad.


The next morning I was up at sunrise and treated to a choir of birdsongs announcing the new day. ...

Rain Rain Go Away…

A travel blog entry by simonlowe

... Pangolins, Flying Foxes, Wallabies and the curious fishing cats.

And then it’s home from our adventure to wet and windy Britain. We’ve just seen a picture of central Stratford on Avon and the RSC theatre with water up to its front door online. But then when you’ve waded across an eel-infested tidal estuary at night that sounds more like a challenge than a hindrance!

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Wine, Beer & Earthquakes

A travel blog entry by edsutch

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... months after, as its all still so bad it doesn't seem real. We drove out of the city centre and towards a small town, the road was lined with containers incase of any falling rock, then you look up and see houses sat on this hill, with walls fallen down. You could see inside the house, and next to the house was half a hill, and a closed school at the bottom of it. After all of this we went to a little town called Lyttleton, for a picnic, on a small beach. It was pretty windy, but ...

Location

This hotel, located on 222 Lincoln Road, Christchurch-Canterbury, is near TranzAlpine, Earth and Sky, Lyttelton, and Spencer Park.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Raceway Motel Christchurch-Canterbury

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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