Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
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A rare sunny day in Chch, Maz and I hit the shops! We spent the day looking at beautiful NZ designed and made clothing and jewellery. Our favourites were Andrea Moore, Plume, Fox Lives Here, Thomas Sabo Jewellery. After a pretty full morning and some heavily laden arms we dumped our bags and visited the Arts Centre and Chch Gallery. A great day! …
Travelled from Twizel parallell with the Southern Alps and lakes. Stopped in Geraldine for coffee and found a shop where the owner - a genius - has recreated the Bayeux Tapestry using small metal bits, and has also finished the story with the help of Cambridge University. Drove through the Canterbury Plains back to Christchurch and took photos from a high view point over the city.
Fantastico!Wunderbar! In any words today was a great day in c-ch. Having checked into the wonderful and brand new Novotel, located right on the plaza of the cathedral, I began a look at some old and new sights. The ne was the Art Gallery, modern and sleak with a focus on primarily art from NZ, Australia and the UK, but also some dutch masters and …
... I couldn't help myself, I looked over and eavesdropped. She was looking at past and present verbs in the active and passive voice. I decided not to help, I'd only confuse her. :p I left after intervening a little, just checking whether she had gotten it all correct and where she needed to go next (AfL to those in the know). In the room I sorted my bag ready for an easy wake up, chatted to a couple of room mates showing them my videos (they asked to see them) and getting excited ...
Went with many of the other international students to Hanmer Springs to sit in the hot pools. Had a wine tasting on the way there which was the best part of the day, tried several wines from Mud House winery. I will have to rest before tomorrow.
Classes start tomorrow and my current schedule looks very busy Monday through Thursday, then nothing Friday. Right now I am taking two Management courses as well as a Law course and and Ecology course, but that ...
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