Super Super 14 rugby March 26th 2006 Oh dear oh dear oh dear...starting at 10 a.m. from Queenstown to watch rugby in Invercargill that didn't start until 7:30 p.m....Fair enough it is an approximately 2-hour drive from Queenie to Invers, but that still left 7 1/2 hours in which to do what normally accompanies all-day rugby experiences. Yes, you've guessed it! Fish and chips in Bluff (NZ's most southerly mainland town) followed by fac ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Southland » Invercargill 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