We spent our first night in the van in the parking lot of our previous hostel after having gotten our stored stuff locked in reception the night before due to a late return. oops. It worked out fine- we managed to have hot meals and showers along with our sleep out!
Erawan the Golden Van February 5th 2009 We've made it to the Antipodes, and now get to wax nostalgic about the days when we had to carry everything on our backs. Now we have our own little pack mule, our first elephant, our golden gorse crusher, ERAWAN! More Kiwi info and pics soon as soon as we get some down time- right now we're felling wattle trees and getting used to life in a family of seven! ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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