Skiwis - Whakapapa August 31st 2009
Whakapapa August 2009
What a great girls weekend to the snow! I once more drive down to the Tongariro National Park, past beautiful Lake Taupo to the snowy peaks of Ruapehu and Nghuarahoe to hit the slopes.
It was the usual brunch (french toast, bacon and maple syrup yummmmmmmmmmmmm) in Cambridge then to Whakapapa to brush up on my carving.
Lisa enjoyed her first ever lesson ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park 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
I have jacked it all in here in Scotland and have decided to make Australia - scratch that - New Zealand my new home - just for a little while!
I can't wait to go to the beach after work, go surfing with my new bloke Bruce and I am also very excited about all those shrimps and barbies..........
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