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Looking down to the caves  
   

Looking down to the caves

Kia Ora

January 21st 2008
Tues 8th Jan: Left on new Stray bus to rural village of Waitomo, famous for its caves and glowworms. There are several crazy caving activties to choose from but with my sensible hat on, I chose the sedate 'Spellbound' option. We got transported to the cave by minibus, then wandered down the path to the cave entrance, put on our very attractive hard hats and then, in we went. We walked along a ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Waitomo Caves

New Zealand Flag 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
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