North island, New Zealand. Roadtrip part one.... November 16th 2008 Well, after being on the road in new zealand for more than 3 months i thought it was time to give you all an update, pictures etc.
So, after a grueling flight in to auckland from San Tiago, we made our way to the Fat Camel hostel on Auckland's, Queen street. As nice as the hostel was, due to a lack of money and extreme jet lag, the first few days were spent recovering and not a lot else. When ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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