Blog 3, 6-7 March. Picton to Christchurch
Thu 8 Mar 2018 22:01
Next day, we arrived in Christchurch, happily not in the rain, in good time for an explore of the famous city centre area.
The bull in front of the Arts Centre, a huge edifice of glass and steel that pretty well survived the quake.
Part of the lovely botanical gardens, a gorgeous place to relax and have lunch
The Cathedral, once the most visited place in town, too damaged and expensive to repair
Swan Lake, aka Forsyth Lake with it’s numerous families of black swan and...
...shell duck, the female being more colourful than the male.
View down the lake looking towards Arokoa with the trail running beside it for the cyclists and walkers.
A lovely sunset over the lake while we enjoyed a drink and supper before a peaceful night.
So tomorrow, on to Banks Peninsular and Arokoa, before heading South again.
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