Adventures, adventures, adventures August 23rd 2008 I've had quite a few exciting things happen over the last several days.
After the rather unpleasant incident at the bar in Rotorua with the homophobes, I went to bed. We woke up early the next morning and went to another park nearby called Te Puia; it's a natural geothermal reserve, and we saw geysers & bubbling mud pools, then sat on 110-degree rocks, which would serve as excellent substitu ... 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