Sunday in Christchurch

July 18th 2010
Published: July 18th 2010
Edit Blog Post

Thought I had enough of this city. Glad I stayed another day and walked past the Cathedral square. First thing this morning I changed hotels to one with garden, free bicycles, homey kitchen and book room and peaceful atmosphere. Then I walked towards the museums and found the Sunday market. Later I went to the museum and botanical gardens. Finally I caught a bus to the beach at New Brighton. ... Read Full Entry

Photos are below
Photos: 32, Displayed: 21



I found blooms in the greenhouse
Fern in BloomFern in Bloom
Fern in Bloom

Nice orange

O.K. time to head to the beach now
New Brighton PierNew Brighton Pier
New Brighton Pier

A bus ride from city centre and Wow, you are at a huge sandy beach with new pier.

What a good place to put a city library, complete with cafe at bottom and restaurant at top. This place is busy on Sundays.
Calm walkCalm walk
Calm walk

Long walk to end but its calm with no distractions but seaguls and people and enormous waves.
Mountains after BeachMountains after Beach
Mountains after Beach

Looks like when the beach finally ends, the mountains begin

Tot: 2.212s; Tpl: 0.043s; cc: 9; qc: 26; dbt: 0.0272s; 2; m:saturn w:www (; sld: 4; ; mem: 1.3mb