52a. Tiki Tour - Part One March 2nd 2009 In March, we headed off on a 2-week holiday of NZ’s South Island. We used a 'hop on hop off' bus service called Stray Backpacker Bus NZ to get around, and our big highlights were swimming with dolphins, catching our own fish for dinner and climbing a glacier.
Stop 1: Kaikoura
Dolphins, fish and self-sufficiency
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Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Kaikoura 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
Paula - Here we are fulfilling a long-held dream of travelling the planet. Through our travelblog have fun joining us along the way!
Nick - these are a couple of quotations that I picked up along the way:
"In German, there is a word, Kunstlerschuld, which means "artist's guilt", the emotion a painter feels over his frivolity in a world in which people work in a rut that makes them gloomy. Perhaps there is also a sort of traveler's guilt, from being self-contained, s... full info