I can smell rotten eggs, was it you? / Me huele a huevos podridos, ¿has sido tú? May 10th 2007 As soon as we crossed into the North Island, it started to rain. And then it rained some more. We spent two boring days in Wellington, the capital, waiting for the weather to pick up, as we wanted to visit the nearby Kapiti Island, a nature reserve and an important bird sanctuary, home to birds that are nearly extinct in the mainland, including kiwis.
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Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park 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
Mark & Maria: the English-Spanish combo who got fed up with the daily grind. Quit the jobs, sold the house, the car and some other stuff going mouldy in the attic and set off in search of adventures. Our blog is written bilingually, no small feat. We hope our pages inspire you... or at least keep you entertained for a few minutes...
********* Mark & Maria: el combo inglés-español que se hartó de la rutina diaria. Dejamos el trabajo, vendimos la casa, el coche y otro par de cosas cogiendo moho en el ático y partimos en busca de aventuras. Nuestro blog es bilingüe, hazaña nada desprec... full info