The wonder of Franz Josef Glacier January 24th 2008 After waking at 6am (we've GOT to have a lie in soon - am knackered!) and getting to the office I manage to have a little chat with the nice Tour Guide woman.
After showing me various photo's of high ladders and steep ice steeps you have to climb, aswell as explaining about walking on ice shelfs and jumping over ice cracks I decided it was not for me. Diane the brave however, signed up for the ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » 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
Well, after years of dreaming about travelling and exploring the world I\'m finally going ahead and doing it! It all starts on the 20th November, 2007 when me and lady Di begin our journey around the world. Watch this space for tales of how the Wiganer (that\'s me) and the Manc lass (that\'s Di!) got on when we were unleashed into the world!... full info