Christchurch Journals

New Zealand

An August 1999 trip to Christchurch by Kikapa

Quote: Touring Christchurch

New Zealand


Beauty, Snow, snowboarding.

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New Zealand was cold in August. Wow! It was beautiful, unlike anything I had ever seen, snow covered mountains, green pastures, and unbelievable waters! In New Zealand we stayed in Christchurch at a place called Camelot's court. ($79 NZ). Again, the exchange rate is great in US currency. The people are wonderful there. They really went out of their way to help us with places to eat, or last minute tour bookings. A good tour to take is the Gondola (skyrail). I would suggest calling first to find out if it is foggy or not. There is a free bus pickup in the city and fuzzy sheepskin rugs for sale everywhere. Buy in NZ! Very affordable. The military used our plane for parts to support the mi...Read More