North Island Blitz January 3rd 2006 "So this is the new year, I don't feel any different", to quote a song. Take a reflective kid like myself and a holidays road trip of 3000 kilometers of the North Island of New Zealand and you've got a glowing soul. The 10 day blitz has logged some serious distance, 1 massive volcano conquered on foot, a hot bubbling beach of boiling carbon dioxide gas emmissions, the worlds worst UV rays (no oz ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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
The journey, a test in the world's course,
Time is the brilliant professor of course.
Become an apprentice, grab on tight,
To the speed of this dream that we call life.
So wake up and bathe in the salt of the air,
And dance and sing in that wind with flair.... full info