Rain rain and rain July 23rd 2008 traveling South in the rain
today we left Lake Tekapo (after a quick stop over at teh church on the lake).
it rained over night, and continued to rain as we drove. AS we moved on it got colder adn colder, we stopped at a few Lord Of the rings film sites, then headed into the mountains, every corner was stunning snow capped mountaines . AS we got towards Lindus pass (a road over a mo ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Lake Tekapo 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