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Our little hostel by the sea.  
   

Our little hostel by the sea.

Ready to hit the road again.
Guy of Gisborne, as well as the Art Deco Captal

August 2nd 2006
Hey, We visited Napier after Wellington, it is apparently the Art Deco Capital of the World. An Earthquake destroyed most of the place in 1931 and it was rebuilt with the help of some of the best contemporary architects of the period: basically they "pimped up" the place incorporating a lot of styles from Art Deco. On our first night we went to the Hot Spas in the city, everywhere in New Z ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » East Coast » Gisborne

New Zealand Flag 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
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