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Abel Tasman  

Abel Tasman

Me And My Knife

June 9th 2006
Leaving Picton we jumped back on the Stray Bus, just a couple of hours along the coast to Nelson. This was a strategic stop for the start of the WC. The weather wasn't too good, so amused ourselves with a wine tour. NZ vino is pretty good our favourite, Tres Hermanos from Te Mania. We then got lucky, friends of George's lived close by and offered us the use of a car! We ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Abel Tasman National Park

New Zealand Flag 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
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