Day 43: Simply Messing About in a Boat January 11th 2011 I had another fabulous day!
It didn't start out all that well. Exhausted from wrestling with the laundry last night, I slept until after 9. When I finally got up, got moving, and got outside, I found that it was drizzling. Three blocks into my walk, it became obvious that it was doing a bit more than just drizzling. I had to go back, get my coat, change into my other jacket, and hang the o ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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