Australia Day weekend @ the Gold Coast and first days in NZ February 5th 2008 5/2/08
Last blog was written right before we left Sydney to the Gold Coast. We got a ride from a friend of ours from my work in the Gold Coast who just happened to be in Sydney and on his way back to home. On the way we stopped in Byron Bay but otherwise it was a pretty straight forward drive from Sydney.
In Gold Coast we met all of our friends including part of the family Mitch ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Dunedin 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