Good Friends, Good Food, and Good Times: A Final Hoorrah at Lake Taupo October 31st 2005 Hi everyone!
The week after exams was bittersweet, it was tons of fun seeing all my friends in NZ but saying goodbye was difficult. For a 'final hoorah', a bunch of us (Rachel, Liz, Ngaire, Tonja, Corrina, Christian, and me) all went to Lake Taupo to stay at Liz's bach (pronounced batch...it’s a kiwi version of a 'lake house') The Lake is about a fiver hour drive north of Wellington. I hopped ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo 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 just a free-spirited life-lovin' girl from the states who has a passion for travel. in 2005 I explored New Zealand and had an adventure of a lifetime. Now, I am off to discover the joys of Europe where I will teach English to kids in France. You are more than welcome to follow my travels! I welcome any travel tips/advice/suggestions from any fellow globe-trotters...
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