middle earth! January 15th 2009 After flying from Sydney to Auckland we stayed at a sketchy airport hotel - they are designed to pick up foreigners at midnight, give you a bed to sleep in, and then bus you back at 5 am for your next flight. (it wasn't that bad! they had this cool art installation of fish in the lobby and i pretended to sleep with the fishes - not to be missed photo op!).
RANT: i'd like to go on record now a ... 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
i wanted to go to europe.
she wanted to go to south america.
there was silence and much way was not given on either side.
then we compromised: australia & new zealand!**
it's sure to be a google of miles & points well spent :]
looking forward to: the great barrier reef, the daintree rain forest, cape tribulation, sailing the whitsundays, the twelve apostles, the milford sound, franz josef glacier & the glow worm caves
looking forward to: watching water go down the drain the wrong way :] uluru, a foreign casino buffet! franz josef glacier and the lord of the rings tour!!! one ri... full info