Coromandel & Whitianga & Jutty's 34th Birthday! February 29th 2008 We fancied a bit of time alone and especially as Shane's mum & nephew were arriving we though we would get out of Shane's hair for a few days. We hired a car and drove up to Coromandel Peninsula, around 3 hours from Auckland. We were so glad that we did as it was BEAUTIFUL and earnt itself a spot in our top 5 prettiest places we have been so far.
We walked along the coastline down to a place ca ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel » Whitianga 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
Hello everyone, my wife & i have sold our house, quit our jobs & threw out the animals to travel the world. First stop Thailand on the 25th sept.
Hope to see some of you jobless, homeless spongers out there!... full info