Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » West Coast » 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
A novice traveller, boldly going somewhere, with no plan and absolutely no bloody idea why he's going - I'm terrified! AAAARRRRRRGGGGGGHHHHHH!
I'm keeping a diary as I go and writing it up on-line when I get chance, but I'm no Bridget Jones, so you'll just have to cope with bad grammar, appauling spelling and a lack of wet-T-shirted Mr Darcys....unless I get really lucky.
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