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Neither of us were sure what to expect but I kept seeing this advertised as some place to go while in the Queenstown area. On our way out of town, we stopped by.
While the information was interesting and of course, preserving the past like...More
The remains of the Chinese Settlement is on the outskirts of the town. It shows how the early Chinese lived when the first came to Arrowtown to work in the gold river. There are several well-preserved shacks and dwellings to see, and gives a good...More
Walking around the area where Chinese Settlers established themselves and survived despite what seems like rabid racism is a reminder of how tough life was for those lonely men who came over to improve their lot in life.
The huts were very interesting and strategically...More
We walked down the path from our accommodation, a little warning though ...remember your "Goodbye Sand-fly Spray" as the biting locals are rather fierce. We found the site, buildings, signage and general history and information fascinating. Totally well worth the time out of your day...More