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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!
... the place (from buildings that have just fallen to the ground). It is really sad, but at the same time, really a part of history. There is a memorial for the people who lost their lives and it brought me to tears. They have put out a chair for each person, and they are all in rows. I went to the Quake City museum- quite pricey, but interesting. The museum takes you through how an earthquake is formed and shows pictures from the earthquakes over time. Apparently in Christchurch ...
... and plenty of sunshine!
Next stop was Westport for a night, situated on the west coast where the weather should be wet however we got a warm beautiful sunset that evening. The bus of about 25 people walked the coastal track for 30mins while the sun was setting to a beach where our driver had created a ...