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Sky Diving - Phil Leaving the Plane  
   

Sky Diving - Phil Leaving the Plane

Day 25 - 9,000ft and falling....

December 1st 2006
Phils blog... The aircraft door slid open - below 9,000ft of pure cold air. We were high above a huge lake and river delta, surrounded by snow capped mountains. I was the first to jump. I'd felt only a little nervous while we geared up and boarded the cramped little plane only 15 minutes earlier. A quick glance down out of the hatch, and my human survival instinct momentarily took grip - ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Glenorchy

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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