Rotorua Holiday October 22nd 2007 It's been a while since I've had anything of significance to mention here. It was a holiday (Labour Day) weekend so I took Friday off from work and made a long four day weekend in Rotorua. Rachel and I headed out early Friday for the scenic drive (long way around) to Rotorua by way of Mt Maunganui and Tauranga. Friday we did a short tour of the small and relitively uniteresting downtown of Rotorua ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Rotorua 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
I wish I had discovered this blog years ago. I did the mass email update for my previous adventures (United States and Europe) and now have no online documentation to share with fellow travelers.
To the chagrin of some friends and family wanderlust has struck again. I managed to stay focused for nearly a year and a half in a job related to my college education, however the desire to travel has grown strong again and can no longer be suppressed.
I have secured a 12 month Visa for New Zealand and hope to document this adventure for posterity, or at least the life of the TravelBlog.
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