We Are Family - New Zealand Part 1 September 17th 2010 Cheap and tacky Qantas flight from Brisbane to Auckland after a slightly stressful early morning. The people at the Jucy office forgot we were dropping the camper van off early so we had to just leave the van outside the locked compound and Dee jumped the fence to leave the keys somewhere safe before we raced to the airport. Anyway, yay New Zealand! Got stopped going through Customs with the didge ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Masterton 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
Hiya, we are Dee and Holly from Northampton, England.
We left home on 1st October 2009 to see the world and were away for 447 days in total.
Our journey started in India, Nepal and Hong Kong then SE Asia then Australia and New Zealand and South America . We were home for Christmas 2010.
We were looking forward to finding paradise and the perfect mojito, dabbling in adventure and making new friends along the way. Holly was a little worried about going without hair straighteners and having to 'pack light'. Dee... full info