That's the North and South of it!! December 7th 2008 The ferry crossing was supposed to be another spectacle of beauty. Unfortunately, Carmen and I both fell asleep, so we can’t really tell you much about the crossing.
We got off the ferry at wellington, and booked into the campsite. As it was, it happened to be the final of the rugby league world cup. NZ Vs Australia. What a game to watch. We were all packed in to watch the game. Even the recep ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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
My girlfriend, Carmen, and I are in Oz at present, on the start of our backpacking adventure. We are both nurses from the UK & spain, and have never done anything like this before. We have come with 2 backpacks, and no real plan in mind, except that we are going to drive around australia & NZ, then visit SE Asia, and return to England via S.America. The spanglish adventure begins!!!... full info