Something about sand!! March 10th 2008
Today we headed towards Cape Reinga,
the most northern point of New Zealand.
Along the way we looked in on the famous 90 mile beach.
An awesome beach!
Much too good for the queues of 4x4 vehicles that line up, to travel up and down it.
Finally made it to Cape Reinga, after travelling the last 20km on unsealed roads.
A bit of a bumpy ride, but well worth it. (Check out our photos) ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Ninety Mile Beach 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
"SPENDING THE KIDS INHERITANCE"
Well thats what the kids accuse us of - so, (Skid & Skim) ski/daddy and ski/mummy are doing just that.....
2 Brits off around the world on August 19th 2007 and don't they just hate us for it!!!!
No! - They think it's great that a couple of oldies have got the guts to go backpacking for 12 months.
We are no strangers to travelling and have already experienced white water rafting in Colorado, "Skim" has also been brave enough to do a bungee jump.
OK we are in our 50s, but it doesn't mean we are going to sit back and wait to die.
Life is for l... full info