Richmond Range December 3rd 2007 November 30, 2007
I got up early to call the Inter-Island Ferry Company and found out that we could cross the Strait today if we wanted to take the 1:00 p.m. boat. So we hurried to get the things we needed done in Wellington in order to make that happen.
First was updating the blog. Eric takes longer to do this, so he got started at an internet cafe as I went in search of the immigr ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Nelson Region » Murchison 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
Well, this is my third backpacking expedition across New Zealand and it looks to be pretty incredible again. We've got an amazing list of tracks and routes we plan to do that will take us through some pretty remote, rugged, and beautiful pieces of wilderness.
This will be a 3 month trip and I'm doing it with my good friends Nick and Andrew Arkis. Along the way we will be meeting up with several of my friends from previous trips who plan to travel with us for parts of the time as well. It's very exciting for me to be getting one more opportunity to do this sort of thing, and even more exc... full info