Beautiful Coromandel Peninsular April 3rd 2011
After leaving Whangamata we went to Opoutere beach for a walk. It is alongside an estuary and nature reserve but the beach itself was rather windswept. We were planning on walking along the beach and then back by the estuary but the tide was too high and we couldn’t get across the inlet to walk by the estuary.
We got back to the van and headed towards Cooks beach. This is close to Hot wat ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel Peninsula 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