If It's Worth Doing, It’s Worth Doing to Excess August 30th 2006 It is frustrating, and some may say ‘annoying’ that our up-to-date entries are less than current; so… Let’s skip one and get a little more current!
For the past 9 weeks or so we’ve been staying in a small village (in NZ it’s a town) for one reason and one reason only - SNOWBOARDING. The title says everything, as with our stay in Bright and the Paragliding we’re sticking with our ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Canterbury Plains 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
The ethos of this trip is one of 'a life spring clean'. We've sold almost everything we own - house, furniture, car and belongings. We have left our jobs and pooled funds for a world trip -culminating in an extended period in New Zealand where we'll be working (gotta happen sooner or later)! If all goes to plan we'll be spending 4 months in India, 4 months in SE Asia, 4 months in Australia and then as long in New Zealand as the money will allow.... full info