Old Bones Backpackers
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... by a storm and well I'm not sure what storm that was meant to be, but thankfully we had none of it when we arrived to Christchurch. After putting our bags in our rooms, we walked to the nearest supermarket quickly before it closed and grabbed something for dinner. Nothing exciting as we couldn't be bothered to cook, just a nice loaf of bread, some feta and spinach hummus and some ham. We relaxed and watched a bit of tv then made the most of a comfy warm bed and got a good nights sleep, ready for a long few days of ...
... penguins to come a shore! We were entertained by the presence of a few seals that chose the rocks around the colony for their evening beds! Then about 8:00, the first wave of penguins cam in out of what seemed like no where, and clambered up the rocks in front of us to the safety of there nests, then slowly another few and another few, I think 22 came in all together, its low season and at breeding season it can be up to 150! They were soooo cute!
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... arrive in our destination of going to the i-Site building. These are government operated tourist information offices and have lots of local information and will make bookings at the local tourist sites. These are usually very busy places in the popular tourist towns. February and March are known to be busy tourist months here in NZ and is described as “grey hair” season…..after the kids go back to school the “kid free” people take to the ...