Taupo again.. for a skydive this time February 24th 2008 Anita and I said our goodbyes to Carrie and Rina, and got a bus back to Taupo so we could do a skydive and do the Tongariro Crossing walk. the skydive was cancelled again on Sunday and Monday morning but then about 10am on Monday it cleared up completely and so we got to do it with beautiful clear skies.
The dive was amazing!!! Jumping out of the plane would have been vvv scary and I don't ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo 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 started writing this blog to try and keep any interested parties updated on my travels.
I actually haven't been that greta on updating it as often as I should of really. I could say I was too busy seeing the world to spend time writing about it but I think the real excuse was that I have just been a bit lazy at doing it!
I have already arrived home now. I set off on 19th Aug 2007 and returned home on 8th June 2008.
I will just finish off a few more entries for the countries that I have missed now that I'm home and have time too..... full info