Bay of Islands! September 5th 2009 Woke up extra early and packed up and had some breakfast before heading outside to wait for the Stray bus to pick me up. Ann (canadian girl) decided to come up north as well so we waited outside for the bust together and met Trina, a girl from Singapore studying in Dunedin, NZ. She was also headed up north so we all stuck together. Our tiny bus finally came to pick us up and there was only 5 of us ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands » Paihia 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'm a 29 year old Canadian traveling around the South Pacific for a couple of years. I started my adventure off in Hawaii, then headed off to New Zealand. After traveling around NZ and spending some time working there I headed off to Thailand for a month. My adventure continues in Australia. Living, traveling and working there! Enjoy following my adventures!
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