OK! We're free to go. February 9th 2008
Having had an enjoyable time staying at the Jail House in Christchurch,
we were now ready to discover what New Zealand had to offer.
We loaded up "Jucy Lucy" (our hire car) with a tent and cooking equipment etc,
and off we went for the start of our next adventure.
We'd heard about the penguins and fur seals.
And we wanted to see them.
So now the search is on................
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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
"SPENDING THE KIDS INHERITANCE"
Well thats what the kids accuse us of - so, (Skid & Skim) ski/daddy and ski/mummy are doing just that.....
2 Brits off around the world on August 19th 2007 and don't they just hate us for it!!!!
No! - They think it's great that a couple of oldies have got the guts to go backpacking for 12 months.
We are no strangers to travelling and have already experienced white water rafting in Colorado, "Skim" has also been brave enough to do a bungee jump.
OK we are in our 50s, but it doesn't mean we are going to sit back and wait to die.
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