Don’t go chasing waterfalls...they might chase you right back December 14th 2019 When traveling around New Zealand, if you could choose what creature to be you’d definitely be a bird. Firstly because ,until humans arrived in NZ (about 1000 years ago), there were no land mammals which meant that the birds had no predators; despite the introduction of various animals, which have all later been regretted, they are still ruling the roost - if you’ll pardon the pun. Secondly, a ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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
I don't like being away from home for that long, said Charlie.
Maybe 3 weeks, he said.
I suppose we could go a bit longer seeing as it's our honeymoon. Definitely no more than 4, though.
So we compromised and are going adventuring for a grand total of 66 days with a Collins Family Christmas squeezed in there.
Nine and a half glorious weeks.
Japan - New Zealand - Australia - Preston
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