Fush and chips in Whitianga March 6th 2006 My first day on Kiwi Experience, and boy what an experience! I am not the oldest person by any means (Richard Attenborough is in fact on board, well, someone who looks very like him) and I have met loads of non-18 year olds, which is nice. It's always a bit awkward at first chatting inanely to total strangers, but talking out of my bottom has always been a forte of mine. I have met one girl, Dina, ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel » Whitianga 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 have been working non-stop since leaving university and last February I felt I had got to the point where I could buy a house and settle down or I could travel the world and mix-it-up globally...it was a tough decision.
While I have travelled quite a bit with my job and on holiday (Europe and the US), I felt I had never really got out there and seen stuff. Consequently, I am taking a 6-month sabbatical from work, starting in Jan 2006, and will be travelling to Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador (and fingers crossed, the Galapagos Islands).... full info