Fiordland Frolics & Easter Fiesta in Queenstown (2 – 8 April) April 9th 2012 With the sights and the exploration for exotic sea creatures behind us we head from the coastal Southland to the mysterious mountains of the Fiordland. The road from Invercargill as with so many of the other routes is lovely and the scenery is breathtaking.
We stop off at the Clifden suspension bridge for lunch and a well needed toilet break. It looks very much like the Clifton suspension brid ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand 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