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  • Day198

    Travelling North

    December 18, 2018 in New Zealand ⋅ ⛅ 72 °F

    I left the Christchurch hostel at 07:30 to walk to the bus pickup spot, then we hit the road at 08:00. We stopped for morning tea, then continued north over the mountains and down to the coast. Once we hit the coast, we began seeing seals all over the place. I wish the sun was out so the colors would look as vivid as they do in the one attached pic.

    Now, we're at Kaikoura Lookout over the town, taking pics before we head to the hostel for one night.

    We're fortunate to be able to come here. Two years ago, a 7.8 earthquake completely cut the town off, rail and road. That earthquake was so strong that it raised up the seabed two meters (6.5 feet)! Now that the town is fully accessible again, AirBnB has named Kaikoura its top destination.

    So long [for now] and thanks for all the fish. ✌️
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