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Christchurch and Lyttelton

I’ve been staying in Lyttelton for the past couple weeks. This small town outside of Christchurch was the epicenter to the 2011 earthquake that devastated much of the area. A lot of work has been done but construction is still under way in most of the city.

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Overlooking the city of Lyttelton. There is a trail behind the house that leads up to this lookout.
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From the other side of the lookout you can see the city of Christchurch.
This is a gondala rail that drops you off on the other side of the mountain.
This is a gondola rail that drops you off on the other side of the mountain.

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A view of Lyttelton from across the harbor.

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Earthquake damage to cathedral in the city's center.
Earthquake damage to cathedral in the city’s center.

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The container mall. After the earthquake, some stores bought shipping containers to sell their goods out of since their traditional stores were damaged.
The container mall. After the earthquake, some stores bought shipping containers to sell their goods out of since their traditional stores were damaged.

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