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... shipping containers, but it’s wonderfully done. Each shop has its own giant container and it really creates something unique. We didn’t have time to explore any more of Christchurch due to having an arranged drop off time and quite a bit of sorting out still to do. When the time came we said our goodbyes, both to our campervan, and to what has been a truly remarkable country.
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... much spectacle in them. Still, it broke up a rather long, wet journey.
We arrived in Geraldine in the mid-afternoon. Our accommodation was the excellent Rawhiti Backpackers, courtesy of Craig and Paulette, recently of Cambridgeshire, but now of Geraldine, Canterbury. The place was nice - and I exploited the free DVD collection ...
... go rafting, right?
Allan told us to go stand on the side of the board, so holding hands everyone got up. And then we jumped in the wonderfully cool water of the Rangitata river. It was such a scorching hot day, that even the waves crashing into our boat hadn't been able to cool us down. Nothing like a little dip in the river to amend that!
A little further on we made a second stop: this time we walked up a rock face and I'm sure you guys can guess what followed: the big ...
... 10NZ to look through in full daylight a telescope with a 2,900mm lens (wow that’s BIG). We were able to see these two tiny specs of light of two stars that were more like pinpoints – but they are in our next closest solar system! If you take the night workshop offered by the observatory, you get to look through the same telescope at night and then the skies truly reveal themselves. Sometimes I wonder how limited our ...
... the magnificent backdrop of the lake so another stunning vista. We travelled through tussock grass land and saw several sheep stations and then the snow capped mountains of Mt Cook National Park appeared. We then arrived at the southern end of Lake Pukaki, another awesome, turquoise lake. We continued up the side of the lake and the Mount Cook range dominated the skyline. We learned a little more ...
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28-30 Waihi Terrace, Geraldine | Motelfrom $112