Cranford Oak Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... precinct made out of shipping containers! We got a lovely smoothie, ice cream and ice cold drink and had a look around then made our way to regent St to find some nice cold cider. We found a plac but it was v expensive! Ah well it was very welcomed :) Walking around we came across lots of little bits of art which is how the people are trying to fill the gaps (they are literally called gap fillers!). It's a good idea because otherwise ...
... we would have to pay for a camping site as free camping was not allowed in towns. We opted for Addington Accommodation Park which was the closest to town just 3km away. £16 for both of us per night with electric isn't too bad. Today was Saturday and my 'nearly birthday'. What do we do on anyone's birthday? All dayer and pub crawl to town - sounds about right Milman style. Boiling hot day so even better. We had several drinks outside the van, showered and started the walk about 5 ...
... up just before the first clouds rolled in, covering everything in fog. It lifted and we walked up to the top of Mt Pleasant to the trig point 499m above sea level. The views of Lyttelton were incredible, until the clouds rolled in again! We walked back to the gondola in fog which made everything look white! There wasnt a single sound, until we disturbed a sleepy ...
We woke up this morning at 8 am and were checked out of our hotel by 9 am. We can now really feel that it is winter here, so we bundled up with our coats and mitts. We walked around the little scenic town of Hanmer Springs as we waited for the hot pools to open at 10 am.
The hot pools in Hanmer Springs were lovely, although we had really bad pins and needles in our hands and feet as we went from the freezing cold concrete to inside the hot pools. There were again ...
... much better than this. We take the old road back to Christchurch, over the range. A really windy road over the hills with spectacular views of the lights of Christchurch. Last stop is to the The Irishman pub for a glass of red before buying some Chinese takeaway. Oh btw I have heard about the shave my hair about 1000 times today but just trying to avoid this. I have now been labeled the "International ...