La Rochelle Motel
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Very clean, but we found the downstairs room noisy
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... Cathedral. Christchurch is a beautiful city, but we had a busy three weeks ahead of us and the beaches of Kaikoura were calling.
Kaikoura is a magical place. The stunning turquoise sea is interrupted only by the towering mountains jutting right out of the water. It looks like a scene straight out of Neverland. This was the first of three nights camping on our trip. We had a wonderful spot right next ...
... we could have sat up there for ages enjoying the view.
But life goes on and eventually we had to head back down. To ease our sorrows we stopped in Darfield when we noticed a sign saying "Home of the BIG Ice Cream." That sounds pretty good! And oh yes, was it ever. Two scoops ended up being about the most ice cream any of us had ever eaten in one sitting before – and that includes the time we split a 900ml tub between the ...
... out so they started deer farming to sell venison to the restaurants. They found catching deer difficult but eventually they would shoot a net from a cannon on the helicopter over the deer & pick the deer up in the net.
We have a photo stop on Top of Hill overlooking Akaroa. We pass back through Duvauchelle and see the little coloured boathouses and also our ship. The driver had been joking that our ship may be gone and went on to tell us about a time when a huge ...
... to pick up enough food for our last two nights. The following day, our last full day in the south island, we headed into Christchurch centre to do some sightseeing. The first thing that struck us was how unlike a city and how like a building site it is. Every other building seems to have been so badly damaged by the quakes that they have been razed to the ground ready to be built up again. It is amazing that two years after the earthquake ...