Shake, Rattle & Roll - New Zealand Part 2 September 26th 2010 Calm ferry journey from Wellington over to South Island. Drive along bendy Queen Charlotte Drive from Picton to Nelson, fab views of Malborough Sound. Love driving our little Nissan Sunny on the NZ country roads. Stayed in a backpackers hostel in Nelson, where we were clearly the only 'backpackers'. Everyone else looked like they were on the witness protection scheme or something! Anyway, didn't ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef 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