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Singapore Airlines - Flight SQ0323
Air Ref: Z75384
Arrive: Singapore - 5:50 AM (0550 hrs)
Monday 21 July 2014
No. Seats: 2
Amsterdam - 11:15 AM (1115 ...
"A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles." - Tim Cahill
I listened to one of those travel site recommendations and since my friends wouldn't be arriving in Christchurch until the day after I arrived, I sat in an airport coffee shop upon arriving to relax and figure out my next moves. Relaxing and figuring out my first moves rather than rushing off really paid off. I had received a response to my inquiry about couch surfing my first night. ...
... can think off and we also had a sneak peak into Christ College ground were students were in playing touch rugby. It also is home to a beautiful Botanical Gardens which I throughly enjoyed walking round! We eventually made it to Canterbury University campus which is HUGE!!! We were slightly confused at first as the campus was empty but soon realised it was their summer break. Quick stop for a drink and it was onto the rugby stadium where the Crusaders play. This ...
... returning up through the middle of the reserve. It was overcast when we started but only realised it was raining a bit on the open sections when we came out of the bush. We found the constant downhill quite tough going with rocks, tree roots and slippery leaf litter to negotiate, but it was very pretty and we didn't meet another soul until we got down towards the beach two and a half hours later. The ...
... nice but quite cloudy so not a great view! Kaikoura is a place that's famous for whales, dolphins and seals, I was going to go whale watching but it's quite expensive and not something I'm dying to do! I also wanted to go swimming with dolphins but realised I'd probs want to do it on a nicer day or maybe in Aus, although we do come back through Kaikoura so maybe I ...