Week 2 - Coromandel Penisula, Rotorua, Waitomo & Taupo June 10th 2010 We Started Week 2 with an early start from our overnight stay hiding amoungst the rest of the Apollo fleet. With the girls sleeping in the back of BIG FAT SUE, we drove from Auckland and headed east to the Coromandel Penisula. Our destination for the day was a place suitably called Hot Water Beach. For 2 hours either side of low tide, you can access and area of sand in front of a rocky outcrop ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo 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
Ben and Cerri off on their adventure around the world
We start our journey on the 17th May 2010 and are due to return to the UK on the 15th May 2011. We have both had enough with the hussle and bussle of working life and have decided to re-live our younger days by becoming travellers . . . some say we're having a mid twenties crisis!
The main reason we are flying the coop is that we are currently waiting on our visa application for Australian Residency to come through, so instead of waiting in the UK in the lovely Welsh weather we decided we wanted to see a bit of the world before we set... full info