My First NZ Holiday (South Island) January 6th 2009 In September 2007 my family and I went campervaning (not my preferred mode of travel and accommodation with four people crammed in) along the western coast of New Zealand for two weeks. I was excited because I'd heard so much about the stunning landscape (I mean, who seen 'Lord of the Rings'?). It was fascinating to see how similar and yet still different Australia is from it's most immediate nei ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South 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
About Me:I'm a Melbourne girl born and bred, and it´s definitely a beautiful city and a fantastic place to live BUT I've now been living in England since December 2009 and I LOVE it! So may stay here for some time. Between leaving Oz and moving to England I backpacked Italy, Spain and France for three months. Best experience of my life.
Date I Left Australia: September 2nd, 2009. It's been two years since I was able to return for a visit so if anyone fancies donating a return ticket to me I will love you forever! haha.
Highlights so far: Wa... full info