Freefall from 15,000 FEEEEEEEEEEEeeeeeeet!!!!!!!!! March 21st 2008 One tiny plane. Three irish chicks. 15,000 feet in the air. And three Australian gentlemen who claim to know how the hell we got here. Hmmmmmmm.......quite an afternoon.
But before that we had to get the Lake Taupo (sky diving capital of the world, so surely THE place to do it. If you're ever going to do it!) - we took a bit of a scenic route from Wellington, taking in the art deco town of Napie ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo 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
Hi I\\\\\\\'m Sarah and I\\\\\\\'m setting off on what should be the most memorable year of my life, along with two of my best friends Sib and Claud. Our trip is starting in South East Asia, and from there we plan to go to Oz for about six months, then on to Fiji, New Zealand and South America. Wish us luck!... full info