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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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What a treat
... home in Surrey but the room/appartment was in fact great as it had oodles of room and a washing machine. It also turned out to be a popular wedding venue. We trotted around Nelson and despite being a Sunday some places were open. Around the cathedral we found, at last some lovely houses and Queens Gardens was also lovely. We ventured out of town to the centre of NZ which appeared to be on top of a hill and then back along the river. On returning to our room we found ...
... of hiking (2 of which we carried all of our packs) and you have read from the kids' blog that it was one of their highlights. Jen and I are so happy.
We are a little sad to be leaving New Zealand, but I think it is clear we will be back!
Jen- Yes yes yes.... I echo everyone else. I absolutely LOVED the Banks Peninsula hike. I think everyone shared the highlights already. I loved the scenery, the people we were hiking with, and the places we stayed. It ...
... up one of the mountains taking pictures in every direction, noting the white limestone where it was not covered with lichen or the red trentofolia algae. Most of the rocks were grey from the lichen. We chose a picnic spot at the top and had our favorite lunch of apple and a mixture of dried fruits and nuts. Again I could have stayed for hours, but we had to return to the Lodge and take the Alpine train to Christchurch. It was a beautiful ...
... but they had provided duff information. David stood firm as they tried to charge $15 and won out in the end.
We spent the evening in the $5 budget airport lounge with beanbags, free WiFi and charges (and of course the Milman bar). This allowed me to catch up on the blog and David to sort financial affairs. We also made the most of Skype to keep in touch with the ...