Spelunking in Glow Worm Caves and Tongariro Crossing (11 miles)!! March 20th 2007 Wow, we have really packed in a lot! It's been non-stop! We've been weaving down the North Island and a few days ago took a ferry to the South Island where the scenery just gets more and more stunning.
In Waitomo, we suited up for some serious spelunking in the Waitomo Caves, we repelled down a narrow opening in the earth and wound up 50 meters underground. Above our heads were glowing worms on ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » River Valley 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
You only live once! - LIVE LARGE and ENJOY EVERYTHING!
My BFF, Rachelle, and I depart for our ADVENTURE DOWN UNDER on February 17, 2007. This is a trip we've talked about since we were in Junior High!
The general plan is to arrive in Sydney where we'll have a few days to acclimate, explore Sydney, and then pick up our awesome fully stocked campvan / home-on-wheels. . . and then the road trip begins . . .
Tenative plan and general route:
Febraury 19, 2007 AUSTRALIA
2nd Byron Bay (Great Barrier Reef)
4th Adelaide (Kangaroo Island)
5th The Out ... full info