Day 190-192: Hahei to Clarks Beach, New Zealand August 6th 2009 Tuesday, August 4th
We drove to Cathedral Cove, a few kilometers north of Hahei. It's a 45min hike from the parking area to the cove and the area is spectacularly beautiful (the cove was used in one of the Narnia movies). We walked around, took a bunch of pictures, and enjoyed the gorgeous area.
When "the crowds" arrived we took a hike to Stingray Bay with its beautiful light blue water, then ret ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North 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 two South Africans who love traveling, snowboarding, river rafting, hiking, mountaineering and all manner of outdoor activities. We have recently sold everything we owned and quit our jobs to travel Southeast Asia and New Zealand. It is sooooo worth it!... full info