Friday, October 07, 2011

We are off on a mini break!

This weekend Rich and I are off for a long weekend in Napier to celebrate Rich's birthday.

Image taken from here

We have a lot of earthquakes in New Zealand and sadly Christchurch isn't the first of our cities to be impacted by a big earthquake. In the 1931 Napier was hit by a really major earthquake which pretty much destroyed the entire city.

When the city was rebuild it as in an art deco style and now it's the art deco capital of the world.

I haven't visited Napier for years and the last time I went it was a work trip, so I am really looking forward to spending some time in the city and seeing the old buildings and also the National Aquarium, the old prison and also this cute cinema we found online called The Globe Theatrette.

Hope you all have a great weekend xoxox


Vix said...

I remember watching a travel show visiting Napier a few years ago, the Deco buildings were just gorgeous.
Have a brilliant time and take lots of pictures! x

cb said...

have a great time off sweetie! and happy birthday to rich!!! can't wait to hear all about it minus the earthquakes though!

Julia said...

I've never been to Napier but I've heard it's gorgeous, I'll look forward to photos!
Happy Birthday to Rich too!

Victoria said...

I hope you had a lovely break xxx