Autumn Colors, Earthquakes, and Pizza Cravings March 29th 2010 Greetings everyone!! Highlights from the past couple of weeks in good ol' Queenstown include:
1. A bizarre combination of a severe thunderstorm and an earthquake. What is even stranger is that earthquakes are far more common here than thunderstorms! NZ gets over 100 earthquakes a year strong enough to be felt, but only a handful of lightning and thunder. To experience both of them at the s ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown 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
Greetings!! To our readers who followed our trip across Asia and New Zealand last year, we have another one planned out - granted, not quite as exotic! We are waving goodbye to our tropical home and taking up residence in Vail, Colorado for the next six months. Hope you enjoy our blog and please feel free to leave questions and comments...we'd love to hear from you!!
"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dre... full info