Day 5 and 6 of the Alps to Ocean and the art of river crossings…. March 28th 2023 Day 5 and 6 of the Alps to Ocean and the art of river crossings….
It is now the end of Day 5, and with only 61km to push tomorrow to the South Pacific Ocean, I am beginning to think we might make it! It's been another long day and the first time we have had to cycle through rivers. I had never really acknowledged that this might be a “thing”....i.e. a real thing that we might be expected to ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Oamaru 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