Manapouri to Christchurch January 22nd 2008 Our 8 weeks in New Zealand have gone very fast and I'm writing this in Christchurch as we wait for our flight to Perth to begin the Australia leg of our trip. We have loved our time here, it is a fantastic country and we would definitely recommend it.
The last two weeks have brought more glorious weather, superb views, encounters with wildlife and the occasional bit of hard exercise.
We met frie ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South 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
Welcome to our blog. After a long and hard month off, we are almost ready to leave.
We don't know how often we will update this blog, but we hope to add pictures every now and then to show you what we have been up to.
Here is our current itinerary; mainly only flights at this stage and very general ideas on what we might be doing - but we will try and update it when we know more. Please come and meet us if you have the urge!
10th July - fly from Heathrow to Quito (Ecuador)
Ecuador and Northern Peru
8th August - fly from Lima (Peru) to Cusco (Peru)
Machu Picchu, the Amazon b... full info