At a cafe at Haast. Angela the tour guide asked Alan the tractor driver how much money they'd raised for children with cancer. He said he wasn't supposed to tell, but told us anyway. It was nearly twice their original target.
CYCLE TOUR - SMALL ENCOUNTERS March 13th 2010 A quick apology. I'm sorry, some subscribers may have received a second email re my blog about the kotuku, white herons, near Okarito. There was a little glitch in the system, and my efforts to correct it resulted in the second alert. Hopefully, it won't happen again. Now read on.
People and Places
We were a strange threesome to wash up at the same café table in Haast.
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Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Wanaka 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
A LATTE SIPPING, PONSONBY DWELLER GOES ADVENTURING BY BICYCLE
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THE BIG PLAN
I made a solo cycle ride from one end of New Zealand to the other over the southern summer - 2009/10. I kept off the busy highways as much as possible, and even managed a few 4WD tracks in some of the more remote corners of the country. I finished on 9 April 2010 and returned home ... full info