Kaikoura & Malborough Sounds August 11th 2009 Heading North
We left for the east coast and after another fantastic drive through the countryside we arrived at Kaikoura, where we had booked ourselves on a dolphin encounter for the following day but as it was such nice weather as we arrived at midday we decided to move the encounter forward to that afternoon (which worked out perfect weather-wise).
As it turned out there w ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand 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
We're travelling again, so we promised to keep people updated, hence, a travelblog x
November 12nd update
OK so a bit of a run-down as to our trip:
We set off on September 2nd 2008 (!) for India before heading to China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Singapore. We stopped over in Sydney on 16th December for 5 nights before arriving in Melbourne for Christmas and New Years. We moved into our flat on the 3rd of January (with no electricity for the first two days) and worked all the way up until we left on 16th June 2009. ... full info