The last few days August 11th 2008 Hi everyone,
It doesn't seem very long ago since we were sitting in Kathmandu writing the first blog, so I can't quite believe this is my last!
Since I left Mount Cook I've managed to pack quite a few things in to my last few days of NZ. The last morning in Mount Cook I walked the Hooker Valley Trail to give myself one last chance of a good view of Mount Cook. I walked up the valley for ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo 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
We're on a round the world trip starting in Nepal, travelling through Part of India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore. Then Sarah is spending 2 weeks in Borneo and Phil is going on to NZ for 6 weeks. All in all we're away for around 6 months.... full info