The Cook Islands ohhh heaven July 28th 2008 We arrived in Rorotonga on Tuesday the 15th July after leaving Auckland on the Wednesday the 16th July. We travelled back in time because we crossed the international date line an hour or so into our short 3 hour flight.
As we landed in Rorotonga we got to see the sea and Lagoon on one side and the mountain peaks on the other. There was no room for error on the landing as the island that enci ... read more
Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand; in 1965 residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. The e... ... read more
We are now home :-(
There were two flights with great views.
The first one was the flight from Melbourne to Sydney, as you get to see the harbour bridge and opera house as you come into land.
The second flight was Vegas to London but you would need to be seated on the right side of the plane. You get a great view of the Grand Canyon. There is no need to spend hundreds of dollars to see the canyon from a helicopter or small plane.
Japan, Australia,New Zealand, Cook Islands, Los Angeles surface to Las Vegas. ... full info