New Zealand South Island August 26th 2010 Left you at last blog arriving at Wellington and spending a day there before heading across on the ferry to South Island.
Added another map for the tour of the South Island and back to Picton.
The following morning the sun was out again and we headed to the ferry port. The ferry ride was very scenic especially as you went through the flooded valleys through to Picton, took about 3 hours ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island 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
I am currently travelling the world for 12 months, decided to go see the world while i can.
Left January 29th 2010, starting with 12 weeks volunteer work near Honduras on a Carribean Island called Utila looking after Endangered Iguanas!, a short stay in Panama City then a 62 day GAP Adventure - Quito to Rio (inc. Iguassu falls, Machu Pichu, Nazca Lines, Salt Flats, Amazon Jungle, Lake Titicaca to name a few!) , then 6 weeks touring NZ in a campervan, 2 weeks chilling in Fiji , 3 months around Australia then home via Singapore, then what I dont know!
Mind you that is the plan at the moment...... full info