NZ; Hola Benn & Ange!!! May 19th 2011 Week 2
We spent the morning looking at the earthquake damage in Christchurch and the city felt eerie as it was so deserted. There was lots of damage; buildings collapsed and if they weren’t already down they were being demolished as they were no longer safe, we both felt sad to see it and so didn’t spend long there. Then it was time to collect Benn and Ange from the airport and we were feel ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Central Otago » Omakau 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
We are a fun loving couple embarking on a life changing trip in the search of enlightenment and self development. However, the reality is that we are both probably mad giving up our jobs in a recession to go jaunting around the world encountering hair raising coach journeys and unwelcoming doses of the trots!
I am the more highly strung of the 2 who is always late where Damien (Dim) is more laid back but a stickler for timekeeping... good job that opposites attract - I can already feel a few heated debates coming on! Anyway I anticipate the majority of those looking at this will already kno... full info