Ups and Downs of a Tiki Tour February 23rd 2006 While still in her work uniform, Mindy jumped into the back of the Honda for a relaxed trip to Queenstown. However, as soon as we hit 100 kph, the super “air-conditioning” system (aka: windows down) kicked in, making the back seat an icebox. After a brief stop for dinner, we rotated seats and headed south on our high-speed tiki tour of the South Island. After all, Brian Gonci was only in Ne ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » West Coast » Fox Glacier 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 have been wanting to travel for quite sometime, but just kept saying "Someday we will ..". Well, someday has arrived, and here we are living in New Zealand! Born and raised in quaint Hebron, Connecticut, USA, we have been encountering all sorts of new-ities. We hope to share some of our trials and tributes in this blog.
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