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Nelson Lakes and Arthurs Pass 2009 059  
   

Nelson Lakes and Arthurs Pass 2009 059

2009 Expedition: Arthurs Pass National Park

December 2nd 2009
November 25, 2009 We said goodbye to Geoff and Jilleane before we set out for Arthur’s Pass with Lynne. We’re fortunate she decided to come tramping with us over the next week for several reasons. First, her driving means that we’ll get exactly where we want to get today without the uncertainty of hitchhiking. And secondly, because she is very pleasant company. We drove all mor ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Arthur's Pass National Park

New Zealand Flag 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
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