Lyttelton and Akaroa October 1st & 2nd

We spent today and yesterday site seeing around the Banks Peninsula.  Captain James Cook was the first European to see the peninsula in 1770 and he named after his ships naturalist – Sir Joseph Banks.  It is located just south and east of Christchurch.

Lyttelton is the port for Christchurch and is only a few minutes drive southeast from downtown.

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