Milford Sound and Horse Riding October 15th 2008 After spending hours carefully packing up the van so that everything fitted in just right, we were waved off by our flatmates and left Queenstown to start our tour of the South Island.
Within one hour, our van had broken down. Not only had it broken down, but it was steaming, smoking and hissing. We sat by the roadside, puzzled at how our temperature gauge had risen so dramatically, conside ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Milford Sound 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 left England on the 5th February and flew into Hong Kong. After 10 days, I arrived in New Zealand on my 26th Birthday. There are no future plans, no dates, no destinations, no return plane ticket.
Where I go next is still undecided, but at the moment, enjoying New Zealand.... full info