Christchurch February 10th 2008 After the nature burst we told you about back at Mount Cook, we soon found ourselves in the city of Christchurch. Instead of doing our usual activities of checking out museums and things, we decided to simply take the city in by spending the day mooching around it. As the day went on we found ourselves saying how it was like being in a very warm Cambridge. There are lots of similarities - they' ... 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
Witty journal provided by me (Laura), photography provided by travel partner in crime and boyf (Thom).
The blog so far contains tales of our first Travelling Adventure together........
Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and then California & New York.
More travel stories to come as soon as we source the funds, "come on those lucky Lotto numbers!"
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