Doubtfull Sound February 25th 2009 Doubtful Sound, Fjiordland, South Island, New Zealand
February 25th, 2009
We had a relaxing morning as our tour started only at 12:30 this afternoon. We had pre-ordered lunches so that when we showed up at the first boat to cross Lake Manapouri, our lunch boxes were waiting for us. We were booked on a 7 ½ hours tour so the lunch was a God send.
We crossed the huge lake in front of our motel; i ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island 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