NZ - Day 3 - Ferry, Marlborough, and NE Coast January 10th 2009 A little background. For me, this was a dream come true. Two years ago, a yearned to go to NZ. Everyone... EVERYONE I talked to that had visited or lived in NZ had nothing but great things to say. However, with costs, time, etc. I just kind of left it hang in the back of my mind as something to do down the road. Sometime. Someday.
Then I was assigned a project in Sydney and noticed two beau ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Marlborough » Blenheim 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
I enjoy traveling... meeting new people, experiencing new cultures, seeing amazing architecture and landscapes, and trying new food. I also like to learn from observing and listening to the people I meet along the way and hopefully make a few new friends.... full info