queenstown February 14th 2009 i've been in queenstown for almost a week, i think it will have been a week when i leave on monday.
we headed to central otago (instead of up north) and ended up in queenstown. it's gorgeous here, but everyone is CRAZY doing their bungy jumping, skydiving, canyon swinging ... you get strange looks when you tell people you aren't planning to throw yourself out of something and go plummeting tow ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown 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