Christchurch is the largest city on the South Island and second largest city by urban area in New Zealand. Although some argue it is the only real city on the entire South Island. Originally settled by Maori tribes around 1250 AD this area of the South Island has always had some sort of occupation since then.
So I have now made it to my next country...New Zealand! My first stop is Christchurch and then I will travel in a loop around both islands. From Christchurch I went to the Southern Alps, the mountain range in the middle of the south island, but as you can see from the photos the weather wasn't great. The jet boating ...
Posted in Ben's World Tour by BensWorld
Today, we took a tour of Christchurch. We took a punting boat (like the gondolas in Venice, Italy) down the Avon river, we went to visit a little suburb called Sumner, and we walked around the Christchurch botanical gardens. The roses were beautiful and the tour was fabulous! In the afternoon, we went ...
Posted in Our World Trip by Walker Family