Road trip in the South Island May 25th 2009 So we left Asia, sadly. We were very excited to pick up our new home for the next 3 weeks and we werent dissapointed. It was going to be nice having a base for 3 weeks rather than 3 days. We had a day trying it out before meeting Neils mum briefly and taking off on our South Island trip by firstly driving through Arthurs Pass.
Immediately New Zealand felt like we had went home. It has a very ... 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
We are on our round the world tour of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, back to Thailand south, Malaysia (incl. Borneo.), Singapore, Indonesia (Bali, Java, Lombok, Flores, Komodo, hopefully!), New Zealand, Australia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Brazil,
Hopefully complete in one year - if the budget lasts!... full info