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Mount Cook from the air  
   

Mount Cook from the air

The view from the road

January 25th 2012
The view from the road... ...and the air. After the last blog I thought I'd go back to eulogising about just how spectacularly beautiful New Zealand is! And hopefully convincing you all of this fact through a few photos taken on my journey-ings around the South Island recently. A bit of geography first. New Zealand is made up of two main islands, combined they are a similar size to Gr ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island

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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