Christchurch

Nostalgia is a wonderful experience. Visiting an old city, seeing old friends, visiting old bars, shops, and reliving the moments is an experience to be treasured. With Christchurch, we have been deprived.

I visited a full 3 years after the most devastating quake (February 22nd, 2011). In that time, much of the rubble has been cleared, and the city is starting to rebuild. But it was shocking just how much of the condemned old city remains, so long after the event.

I owe more than half my adult life to Christchurch, and I have many friends and family still residing there. It’s difficult to describe what it felt like to see it in this state.

Hopefully these pictures tell at least some of the story.

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