New Continent, New People, New LanguageĀ Big Thrills!!! July 11th 2007 After hightailing it across the S. American continent, city hopping to Santiago, we flew out to New Zealand, sadly completing the first leg of our grand tour. Although sad to leave, weāre taking with us some incredible photos and even better memories which will undoubtedly stay with us forever; better yet weāve already vowed to return, taking in some of the amazing things weād heard about o ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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
A little update is long overdue I feel. It's been five years since we got back from our big family travels. A lot can happen in five years and the kids are growing at a pace that's completely overwhelming.
We have settled back into life in the UK, which for all its problems is an amazing country and we love it here. We've got back on track with our careers and the kids are progressing well with their schooling.
As for travel, thankfully we still haven't stopped. Over the last few years we've been to a few more places in Europe, spent another three weeks in T... full info