Waves On The Esplanade Kaikoura
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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I arrived into Christchurch, New Zealand very late on a Friday night and had to 'break in' with a pre supplied door code to my hostel accommodation which was aptly named 'The Jailhouse'. Named after it's former use it was definitely one of the most unique hostels I've stayed in! I was to be spending four days in Christchurch before the arrival of a very special parcel who's code word was 'Paddington'!!! Christchurch is still very much affected by the earthquake ...
... from the earth quake in 2011 and that they cannot get enough labour in to rectify all the damage quick enough so nothing has really moved on since 2011. The buildings all look fine but because the ground they are built on is damaged they all need to be knocked down or strengthened so there is literally nothing and nobody there. It's like an eery ghost town. We walked in and saw a church with half the end missing off it, the roof had also caved in. We then walked down to ...
... arrived at a small property that fronted onto the beach and in the yard were a number of old railway carriages. The owner, Nick, meet Pat and when David walked up to meet them he promptly took them around the back of one of the carriages where he showed the out door bath! He then showed them inside the railway carriage, it was fantastic. Just about wide enough to house a double bed, it also included, tv, DVD, music system, small kitchen area and a ...
... a big town, old whaling station. We booked to go on a whale viewing boat, but the captain cancelled the trip, said weather too bad. We really think not enough people had booked to make it financially viable. Never mind, we have rebooked for Sunday. Tomorrow, we have booked to swim with the wild dolphins, they lend us wet suits, thankfully as the pacific is cold. Had supper in a restaurant overlooking the bay, Ken had chowder, I had green lipped mussels, really huge and ...