Last Stop on my 2mo OZ trip - Melbourne November 21st 2007 As I write this entry, as you can see, I'm no longer in the land down under (although NZ is even more down under than AUS but nevermind that). I'm going to do a little recap of my time in Melbourne.
When I arrived in Melbourne on Nov 14th, I checked into a hostel in the city and stayed there my first 3 nights. The hostel was big and quite nice but more than anything you just felt like a num ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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