Travelling north February 12th 2008 On leaving Auckland we headed North to Paihi at the Bay of Islands. This is supposed to be a really beautiful bay and a must to do a boat trip around. It was really pretty for the evening we arrived there but then the day we had our boat trip booked for the weather was awful, really cloudy, rainy, windy and so the boat was cancelled!! This happened to be Valentines Day so Rina, Carrie and I decide ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland » Paihia 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
I started writing this blog to try and keep any interested parties updated on my travels.
I actually haven't been that greta on updating it as often as I should of really. I could say I was too busy seeing the world to spend time writing about it but I think the real excuse was that I have just been a bit lazy at doing it!
I have already arrived home now. I set off on 19th Aug 2007 and returned home on 8th June 2008.
I will just finish off a few more entries for the countries that I have missed now that I'm home and have time too..... full info