Tearing through the skies at Taupo and trekking the Tongariro Crossing November 10th 2007 Kia Ora from Taupo!
Well, as you can see from the pics I did my skydive! It was absolutely amazing, one of the best things I've done in my entire life - I loved it!!
But first things first. Following on from the last blog, our night in Waitomo was spent tramping through the bush in the pitch dark looking at glow worms and practically crawling through caves which was a bit ... 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
Ok, where to start...
I'm 26 and from the Highlands in Scotland. I decided to start this blog because I'm heading off travelling for a while and I figured that friends and family could check in whenever they wanted rather than me bombarding them with emails every week - but I'll be completely gutted if no-one reads it!
I'm following the well trodden path round Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore and then onto Oz and New Zealand. My adventure starts on 27th November 2006 and I've no idea when it will end but I'm so excited (and a bit scared) about whatever waits ahead.
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