Tongariro Alpine Crossing January 26th 2008 Tues 15th Jan:
Had a lazy day in Taupo today after hopping off yet another bus. Spent the morning exploring the town then had a late lunch before Chris arrived. Spent ages catching up with all the goings on from Gisborne. Another early start tomorrow so tried to get organised.
Weds 16th Jan:
Tongariro National Park and the Tongariro Alpine Crossing today. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing a w ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park 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
After years and years of thinking and not doing that long overdue time has finally arrived, I'm outta here. Off on my travels into the big wide world. Not adventurous as some but hey, its not N.Abbot!!!... full info