Chicago is the seat of Cook County, Illinois, USA. It is the third most populous city in the US and the most populous city in both the American Midwest and Illinois. Nicknamed as The Second City or Windy City, Chicago is situated on the southeastern shores of Lake Michigan, in the northeastern Illinois.
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Skate Boarding in Washington Way Skatepark, Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand
Overall the city is surrounded by Avon, Heathcote and Waimakariri Rivers, and the Canterbury Plains. The climate is considered to be temperate, with cool and mild summers (maximum temperature 23°C/73°F), and cold and frosty winters (temperatures fall below 0°C/32°F frequently).
Christchurch is the paradise of skateboarding lovers with many areas dedicated to skating. Washington Way Skatepark is considered to be by many skaters the best skatepark in the city. It hosts many concrete ramps, rails, banks, ledges and hips (beginners bowl area as well), thus perfect for transition and street skating.
Slide on the rails, make your jumps and ollies off the ramps and land back again on your board, do stunning kickflips and drop-ins. Buy or take your skateboard with you and get ready to perform amazing tricks up in the air!
Note: It often gets too crowded.
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January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.