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TravelPod Member ReviewsAalton Motel Christchurch
Checked into the motel early and the manager was really friendly. The motel is very centrally located 2 min from Bradley Park. A number of cool eateries are located on Riccarton Road within walking distance of the motel. Worth the stay....
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This morning we return to the city centre and visit The Quake Museum. This is a great way to Learn about the recent and earlier earthquakes in Christchurch, and to understand the effects on the city and the residents.
After visiting The Quake we walked through the Container Shopping Mall which is fantastic and very enterprising.
We collect the car from Apex and head to Littleton and around the outer areas of Christchurch to see what's happened since we were here 2 years ago.
Sadly there is much demolition but no signs of new build yet.
in the afternoon we walk into Christchurch City centre and find the same sad sight of many demolished buildings and, …
We arrive at Christchurch at midnight and th it fakes another hour to clear immigration and customs etc....a but tiring!
We arrive at the Motel and it's excellent so we get a good nights sleep!
... substantially loses strength and stiffness in response to an applied stress, often an earthquake, shaking or other sudden change in stress condition, causing it to behave like a liquid. By undermining the foundations and base courses of infrastructure, liquefaction can cause serious damage. Trevor took us for a drive through the New Brighton area, which was an area damaged profoundly by the earthquake and an area which had been built upon saturated ...
... earthquake happened yesterday, or that have just been cleared out to make car parks. It is really sad in many ways, but there is also hope. There is a mall made out of containers called the Restart Mall as well as the cardboard cathedral and a memorial of 185 chairs that represent the 185 lives that were lost in the February 2011 earthquake. Rachael and I then hired a car the next day and drove down the the Banks Peninsula for the day. It was a lovely drive ...