Doin' Dunedin and more Moeraki boulders June 1st 2009 Despite Tim having a stinking cold, we drove down to Dunedin for the long weekend (Queen's Birthday) and breaking with tradition, we checked into a luxury apartment, complete with double hydrotherapy spa bath. We had been planning this jaunt for a long while, as we only have showers in our own apartment and going more than a year without a bath was proving to be irksome.
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Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Otago » Dunedin 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
We started this travel blog in 2005 when we set off on a ten-month around-the-world trip with a couple of backpacks and not much else. In 2008, we emigrated to New Zealand with four suitcases and a guitar and spent the first month travelling throughout the country, from Auckland to Christchurch, via a roundabout route. We now live in Christchurch and post the odd blog now and again...whenever the travel bug bites. Happy reading!
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