What goes up... November 24th 2008 ...comes down at over 200mph from 15000ft! Oh yeh! Sweet as! The weather was against us for the first few days; it was cancelled when we booked it, but that's all good because the day we did eventually get to do it on was perfect! Blue skies, a few whisps of cloud, random falling people... I was so excited going up, no fear at all, which suprised me seeing as there was a time that I hated rollerco ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown 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
The thing I love most about travelling is that it forces you to live in the moment. You never really think more than a few days ahead, if that. It's about what you're doing now. How do we get there? Where does that go? I wonder what that's like. And it gives you an incredible feeling of freedom. At home, we bog ourselves down with worries and plans that keep us focused on what will happen in the future. But when travelling, all that stuff doesn't matter. You deal with it when it happens.
In 2008/09 I went backpacking round the world. Well, some of it. I'm... full info