A walk around the City

Ever since we arrived in Christchurch, we’ve wanted to take a walk around and explore the heart of the city.With the arrival of the summer holidays for the boys…we switched gears and moved on to a very relaxed and spontaneous mode.
Nothing is usually planned.We just grab something to eat, hop into the car and drive. It helps that you don’t have to drive for a long time before you reach the city.
We sat by a tree and had our picnic then simply walked around , snapping pictures of whatever caught my eye and taking in the old world charm, the place exudes.DSC 7834
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 Intertwined through the earthquake damage and the reconstruction work going on,...
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There is art
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flowers ,ducks and ducklings walking about fearlessly
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and reminders of the city's resilience throughout ,with the Christchurch Stand Tall Art Giraffes.
I read in a brochure that there are 49 Giraffes around Christchurch. A lot of people, I know, have gone on a sculpture hunting trail. I wanted too as well, but that hasn't happened yet.
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 road cones shaped like sheep
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and road chess to cheer the passersby.
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I do want to go back and take a more pictures of the wall art around the city as well.They are truly beautiful!
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  1. WOW! Beautiful pics!! And you are back in the Southern Hemisphere!! yay!

  2. Just lovely - I love all the colour and art that has popped up around the city :)

  3. It certainly looks like a lovely town to walk around in. And you know I LOVE to walk. Thanks for sharing! Tammy


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