Goodbyes & The South Island February 2nd 2009 February
I packed my backpack and cleaned my flat and said a sad goodbye to everyone at El Rancho. It has been a life changing experience for me. I've met some amazing people and made some new friends. Thank you all for making my time here truly memorable and for all the knowledge and experiences. You will be sorely missed!
Aimee gave me a ride to the train station in Paraparaum ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Nelson Region » Nelson 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'm from South Africa and will be in New Zealand for 3 Months. I'm currently staying with friends from SA in Browns Bay, Auckland, for a couple of days, then hiking down from here to Wellington, and then on to the South Island!... full info