The Ashley Hotel
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Today we headed over to Christchurch.
First though, Lbby and I drove out to the Treetop Walkway at Mahinapua.
The Treetop Walkway is an exhilarating treetop adventure among temperate rainforest giants. The aim is that you get to experience life with the birds high in the ancient Rimu and Kamahi tree canopy. …
... painfully to free myself from the kayak. I must have looked pretty distressed when I surfaced as the jetboat came directly to me despite 4 or 5 other swimmers nearby. He was so efficient that I found myself being sucked under the side of the jetboat, my feet being swept towards the back. He reassured me that there were no propellers, and I was then dragged against the flow, nearly loosing my grip hanging on with one hand, and dumped on the shingle beach on the other side.
... spend the night, do some hiking, exploring and have some time on my own.
I finally had a chance to upload some pictures from over the last few days. Unfortunately none yet from our hike yesterday. I am really sorry they haven't come along as easily as I had hoped but technology and available time haven't always gone hand in hand.
More snow for back home???
Love to ...
... wants a completely new building. What was a surprise was the complete lack of people! It was a Saturday night yet there were few around. We wondered perhaps, with the CBD so devastated, Cantabrians had gone elsewhere, into the suburbs. We had a drink at the Astrolabe bar, which was full of sci-fi memorabilia so someone was happy! We tried to find a curry house but gave up and went to a Turkish restaurant ...
... true!!!! At the end of a travel day it is very hard to have to wait again in any line. This is a golf resort so we are going to investigate the possibility of golfing here. $60 per round with $40 club rental. We will check it out as weather is a factor and it was raining on our arrival. We hope Natalie is having a great sleep on her flight. We are golfing....all in including club rentals ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Ashley Hotel Christchurch
Lovely hotel, nice staff, good amenities and great location.
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