The South Island Cocktail - Ewe Want Ice With That?! May 30th 2009 Our first glimpse of New Zealand was the spectacular sight of the Southern Alps from the airplane window as we flew over the South Island. It was like flying over a frozen world and, considering we were going to be driving around it, the views both frightened and excited us at the same time! We touched down in Christchurch on 2nd May and began our Kiwi adventure.
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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
After years of planning and saving, we finally quit our jobs, packed up our stuff and headed off on our Round The World trip on January 31st 2009.
Our itinerary for the trip looked like this:
Feb 2009 - Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam
March - April 2009: Australia
May - June 2009: New Zealand
July - Aug 2009: Chile & Argentina
After 7 months travelling, we've now returned home. But we still have a few blogs left to write, so keep an eye out for updates! We hope that you enjoy sharing our travel adventures with us and please feel free to leave some comments! ... full info