Driving rain and just more driving! March 26th 2011 We finally managed to make a decision on where to go so headed to Napier. We stopped briefly in Hastings to see some of the Spanish style buildings in town. However it hadn’t stopped raining since the night before so we weren’t really in the mood for walking around. Instead we headed straight for a campsite to hanker down for the day as the rain wasn’t about to ease up!
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Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » East Coast 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
Mark and I are taking a year out from our jobs to travel the world. Mark has attempted to travel twice before, first time he liked one place so much he stayed for the year and the second time he encountered a few visa issues along the way so returned early.
A year out and jobs to come back to we are looking to do everything we possible can in the year away.
We are currently still in the planning stages but thought we would start this blog to get used to using it before we go!
We hope this blog will keep our beloved friends and family up to date and enterta... full info