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]
Date: December 20th 2010
Our year of travel is over and it's back to "real life", here are some reflection we wanted to share about this past year. Merry Christmas everyone and best wishes for a wonderful 2011.
NICKSo the trip is finished – it's hard to believe. When we set off in February it felt like we would be away forever. It's too hard to wind all the threads of our trip together in some sor ... read more