Christchurch, New Zealand


I arrived in New Zealand on October 3, 2001 and was supposed to depart for Antarctica on the 5th.  However, mechanical problems with the USAF C-141 pushed that back several days giving me time to take in some of the sights and sounds of Christchurch.

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Bridge over Avon River


Scott Statue

Flower garden

Water wheel

Sherry and the Southern Alps


Sea cave

USAP Hangar

ECW issue


Plane problems