"You got a tint in yer bag mate? " February 5th 2008
It was freezing cold when we arrived in Christchurch at 2am.
And it wasn't funny when we were harassed by the security there.
They wanted to know whether our boots were dirty!
Turns out they were worried about the aussie mud
All camping equipment, had to be cleaned before it could enter New Zealand...
Also, my treasured tea bags where spotted along with the creamer for Skim ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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
"SPENDING THE KIDS INHERITANCE"
Well thats what the kids accuse us of - so, (Skid & Skim) ski/daddy and ski/mummy are doing just that.....
2 Brits off around the world on August 19th 2007 and don't they just hate us for it!!!!
No! - They think it's great that a couple of oldies have got the guts to go backpacking for 12 months.
We are no strangers to travelling and have already experienced white water rafting in Colorado, "Skim" has also been brave enough to do a bungee jump.
OK we are in our 50s, but it doesn't mean we are going to sit back and wait to die.
Life is for l... full info