Daytrip December 12th 2019 I spent the past two days with two girls from the hostel.
After we met, we talked a lot. We had some noodles with pesto for dinner and went out to the beach for ice-cream after; it was a nice day.
The next day I went on a tour to Cape Reinga; it was a lot. A lot of places and activities for one day. The cape itself was impressive - we had great weather and all that. More important, though: I ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands 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'm Lara, currently 19 years old, and I left Germany for New Zealand on December the second.
I have always wanted to travel, and I have already travelled some in my time, but never so far from home and quite so alone.
I came here largely because of my undying love for Lord of the Rings, and also because of a general lack of anything better to do.
I'm fixing to stay a year, and I'll be trying to write into my fancy little leatherbound diary at least a few times a week - anyone who knows me also knows it's not going to be more than that. We'll see how that goes.
Cheerio!... full info