Awhitu and the Beach of Shells September 21st 2008 Spring is here! Yes, it's official and my God are we glad to see it. It's been the wettest winter on record here in Auckland but now that the sun is shining again, it's time to dig out the shorts and t-shirts, dust off the picnic set and get outdoors again. The sea was calling so the only question was - which bit of coast to explore today?
We've been lucky enough to visit many corners of Auckl ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland 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
Hello! Welcome to Jude and Glynn's travel blog. We're a pair of newlyweds freshly back from a wonderful year spent traversing the globe and about to embark on our newest adventure - emigrating to New Zealand!
About us: Glynn's 34, a Batman fanatic and graphic novel afficionado, a Warehouse Supervisor when he has to be and a general all-round nice guy. Jude is 33, a hardened gig and festival goer, a Lecturer dabbling in IT, Literacy and German and a general all-round nice girl.
We met in 2004 over the internet and were married in Feb 2006. We've so far been to Japan, Hong Kong, China, V... full info