Windy Wellington, Gale-ellington August 1st 2010 Great weather, just what I expected for Wellington; a gale blowing through this fine Sunday. The winds are not cold, the rain is minimal and I am running around taking photos of 'the ambiance'. Downtown Wellington has good vibe, lots going on Saturday night. I left my luggage at the hotel today and walked to Te Papa, the famous museum. Its open every day and is free. The design and use of sp ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington 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
I have a year to travel starting this summer of 2008. I will start in the United Kingdom, then cross to Ireland. Then I plan to go to Poland and Ukraine. Depending upon the political climate, I may venture into Turkey. In preparation, I have spent many hours reading other peoples' blogs. I wonder how my adventure will unfold?
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