12/03 Still exploring the Christchurch area (SI) – 8,869ms (219kms travelled today).

Mar 12, 2020

A sleep in was followed by a great day of discovery starting with coffee at Lyttleton Port then a ride to Diamond Harbour and onto Akaroa for lunch which was delicious as was Akaroa and then back from there on the Summit Road and the views throughout the day were spectacular from dry rugged hills and farmland to rocky crags, deep green forests and ocean and inlets in all directions, oh and did I say awesome riding?

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The tunnel entrance to Lyttleton.

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And a look across the Port which has a lot of logs built up given the Chinese manufacturing industry has somewhat stalled with virus issues.

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Heading to Diamond Bay.

IMG_1672 (2).JPG A cute boat shed on the way.


A view across from Diamond Bay to Lyttleton Port.

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Heading to Akaroa.

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The jetty at Akaroa.


The Akaroa War Memorial.

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Along the Esplanade.


A distant view to the Lighthouse.


Heading back to Christchurch.


Rugged Outcrops on the Summit Road.

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View back over the summit to the open ocean.

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A quirky Silo Motel in Little River. I've seen apartment buildings in large concrete silos but not something like this.