Autumn Colors, Earthquakes, and Pizza Cravings March 29th 2010 Greetings everyone!! Highlights from the past couple of weeks in good ol' Queenstown include:
1. A bizarre combination of a severe thunderstorm and an earthquake. What is even stranger is that earthquakes are far more common here than thunderstorms! NZ gets over 100 earthquakes a year strong enough to be felt, but only a handful of lightning and thunder. To experience both of them at the sam ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown 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
Greetings!! To our readers who followed our trip across Asia and New Zealand in 2009/2010, we're up to our old tricks again! Over the past three years in Colorado, we've arranged our circumstances to be able to spend an extended period of time in southeast Asia - namely, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia! This blog will contain our thoughts and experiences from life abroad as true "ex-pats," as well as any incidental traveling we take in the meantime. So sit back, relax, and enjoy some "armchair traveling" with us...
Days until we leave for Malaysia:
"Twenty years from now,... full info