It did occur to me that whilst we were away there could  be more earthquakes, but I didn’t actually think I’d experience 300+ terrifying shakes whilst on holiday.

Whilst Christmas shopping in the CBD, I’d just left one of the new shops made from a container when the first 5.8 earthquake hit. The ground moved like waves in the ocean and what sounded like a freight train could be heard rumbling underneath, whilst glass shattered and people screamed.

Here are some shots of the aftermath…


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