Ice Trekking and a Lost Ring / Caminata sobre Hielo y un Anillo Perdido April 19th 2007 After an action-filled, pocket-draining week in Queenstown, we took a big jump and drove all the way to Glacier country.
We had been driving for a few hours and were in the middle of nowhere when we started to get a strong smell of burning rubber. We stopped the van to investigate, opened the engine cover and were promptly engulfed in a cloud of hallucinogenic smoke coming from a belt. We’d ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Fox Glacier The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
Mark & Maria: the English-Spanish combo who got fed up with the daily grind. Quit the jobs, sold the house, the car and some other stuff going mouldy in the attic and set off in search of adventures. Our blog is written bilingually, no small feat. We hope our pages inspire you... or at least keep you entertained for a few minutes...
********* Mark & Maria: el combo inglés-español que se hartó de la rutina diaria. Dejamos el trabajo, vendimos la casa, el coche y otro par de cosas cogiendo moho en el ático y partimos en busca de aventuras. Nuestro blog es bilingüe, hazaña nada desprec... full info