48 Hours of Diving at Poor Knights Island June 22nd 2008 Hi all. Well we survived our long weekend diving trip at Poor Knights Island - classified as one of the world's top 10 dive sites by Jacque Cousteau - one of my childhood heros. Marcos and I stayed with a group of divers on a live aboard boat - we never touched dry land in nearly 48 hours. We were there to get certified for Padi deep water diving 30metres (100+ feet). We did seven dives including ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands 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
I wish I had discovered this blog years ago. I did the mass email update for my previous adventures (United States and Europe) and now have no online documentation to share with fellow travelers.
To the chagrin of some friends and family wanderlust has struck again. I managed to stay focused for nearly a year and a half in a job related to my college education, however the desire to travel has grown strong again and can no longer be suppressed.
I have secured a 12 month Visa for New Zealand and hope to document this adventure for posterity, or at least the life of the TravelBlog.
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