In the North - Bay of Islands March 18th 2008 Monday 17th March, Todd and his colleague, dropped me off at a town on their way to work, where I had an early breakfast and got to the Tourist info place when it opened. Lonely Planet is right, those people in there are SO helpful. Anyway, I got a backpacker lodge recommendation for Paihia in the Bay of Islands (have been wanting to go there since I last visited NZ 10 years ago and didn't make it ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands » 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
Hello folks, I'm heading off travelling on a RTW ticket for 10 weeks, leaving on Monday 25th February. I'm looking forward to going to: Malaysia, Sydney, New Zealand and San Francisco.
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