The Longest day and River Valley January 16th 2009 No sooner had we checked in we were heading down to the lake in our bathers with a few of the boys off the bus. We had a dip. The water was very cool, very very cool, almost freezing! But we swam for half an hour and had a race round a bouy, 200 metres out and back. I came in a respectible joint first. We cleaned up and headed to a pizza place for a cheap meal. Ten bucks bought us a large pizza an ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » River Valley 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
This is a webpage for all those wishing to keep up with my travel and exploits over the coming months of my gap year adventure.
I will be uploading many many pictures and videos as well as entering numerous diary accounts because i won't remember them all!
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