Annie, Roseanna and the Chocolate Factory December 2nd 2008 Now you all know how much I love chocolate, so you will understand when I say that there was absolutely no way we could resist going on a tour of the Cadbury factory in new Zealand, especially with all the free samples they promise. We weren't disapointed on that front. We were given a little bag with a bar of chocolate in at the beginning of the tour, the bag gradually getting fuller as the tour ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Dunedin 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