The Coromandel December 13th 2005
Cycling for Real
We left Auckland on 6 December catching the train into town and then the ferry to Coromandel town. A lovely day with the sun out but with a bit of cloud to help us up the hill. After a stop for lunch we started out on the steepest hill we could find straight up to 360 metres. We had spectacular views all the way up even when we were walking and then on the decent, se ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel 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
Michael and Lesley Fuller have retired.
They are keen tandem riders and attend the rallies when they can especially the international one which alternates between Spring Bank Holiday and the summer school holidays. Their motorhome allows them to take off with the bike in the back for the winter and summer alike.
Back in Southampton they keep up with the Nuffield Theatre and Phoenix Film Theatre programmes as well as what is good at Chichester Festival and National Theatres.
And, of course, there is still Ben via the BenCam i.e. Skype. But not only Ben as he has been joined by brother ... full info