QUEENSTOWN...falling into canyons... and Milford Sound. February 1st 2008 Queenstown... the "Adventure Capital of New Zealand".
Queenstown was a really fun time. From the moment we got there, we were watching people bungee jump and psyching others up for the next day when they would do the "NEVIS" bungee jump which is the highest bungee jump in New Zealand (134 M!). They were terrified, one was waking up with cold sweats for 2 or 3 days before it even happened! They ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown 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