Next stop Asia! April 22nd 2005 Well... I think we hit somewhere in Asia if we kept going passed Cape Reinga anyway! On the last day of our trip we were up and on the road for 7am to Cape Reinga at the tip of the North Island (or at least as far North as you can get as a tourist). It was well worth the early start as all the tourist buses were still miles away so we had the place to ourselves. This area is where the Maori believ ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland » Cape Reinga 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
My story so far....
2005: Left the UK and headed to New Zealand, spending a great year working in Wellington and travelling the country - vineyards, trekking , kayaking and more.
2006:When my working holiday visa expired I booked a ticket to Singapore and had an amazing 6 months in Asia - Orangutans in the Borneo rainforests, Tibetan plateaus and the ancient temples of Bagan and Angkor.
2006/07: Out of money but not quite ready to return to the UK I moved to Australia for 9 months or so, living in Sydney, travelling the East Coast and realising my career was n... full info