Punakaiki November 30th 2008 November 28, 2008 Day 57
Happy 30th (can he possibly be that old?) birthday to our son, Tom. Seems like just a few years ago that we were driving from Yellowstone to Livingston, Montana through a blizzard on a road that was closed in a borrowed four-wheel-drive pickup for Tommy’s birth.
Didn’t get going until around 9:30 this morning. Our park near Fox Glacier (that we never saw) w ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Punakaiki 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