Canterbury & OtagoWe arrived in Christchurch right after spending some weeks in Australia. Endless sun was replaced by rain and clouds, the temperature was 10°C instead of 30. After the devastating earthquake in 2011 most places in the once beautiful city center of Christchurch are still either a demolition site, a construction site or something in between. And Nozmo, our camper van… no, let's not talk about this camper van… Roughly speaking: We could have had a better start in New Zealand. Our first stop was Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula. We found out that it is unlikely to meet the famous dolphins living in the bay if you don't get on an organised boat trip, so we rather went for our first hike through misty forests and countless hills.