North Island April 5th 2005 Flying into New Zealand, we suddenly realized that we were entering “Middle Earth” a land of amazing beauty. With a population of only 4 million, it may appear to be a tiny place when looking on the world map, but when driving along taking in the sweeping views you realize New Zealand’s immense landscape.
Our North Island journey begins in Auckland with a spectacular view of the city ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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
With a name like Bond we couldn't resist the chance to have a global adventure. After 21 years in the corporate world "A" decided it was time to make a change and take a life-changing trip. It only took "J" and the girls...oh 2 seconds to agree! What follows is the story of what happens when two 40 somethings and their two daughters sale the house, find a babysitter for the pets and take off for the adventure of a lifetime. We think it will be a great "Bonding" experience! We promise to keep you updated.... full info