Christmas Ham December 24th 2007 Auckland during Christmas is officially dead. My friends have gone back to the states for the holiday period or gone to their family batches (beach homes) I'll be in Auckland for a good part of the holiday period just taking it easy. We prepared the Christmas ham and turkey today. With this being the summer period I BBQ for everyone, yummy burgers and NZ hot dogs (sausage). Graham and George broug ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland » Parnell 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 wish I had discovered this blog years ago. I did the mass email update for my previous adventures (United States and Europe) and now have no online documentation to share with fellow travelers.
To the chagrin of some friends and family wanderlust has struck again. I managed to stay focused for nearly a year and a half in a job related to my college education, however the desire to travel has grown strong again and can no longer be suppressed.
I have secured a 12 month Visa for New Zealand and hope to document this adventure for posterity, or at least the life of the TravelBlog.
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