My goodness me it can rain here! August 11th 2007 Hello all!
We have decided we deserved a day off so today is just that. Also we arrived in Franz Josef yesterday and it hasnt stopped raining, sometimes torentially, since then. We thought rather than getting very wet on the glacier we would have a rest from driving and walking and do our blog instead to keep you guys up to date.
We arrived in New Zealand last friday and collected our van ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef 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