The Tranzalpine Train, Christchurch and Hot Air Ballooning April 21st 2008 The Tranzalpine train journey is: 'rated one of the world’s great scenic railway journeys'. Here's some blurb from promotional material. Of course I was travelling from Greymouth heading towards Christchurch, not from Christchurch to Greymouth, so you may have to read some of this backwards ;o)
The TranzAlpine scenic train journey travels between Christchurch and Greymouth, from one coast of ... 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
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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