Smells of Rotorua August 11th 2010 Where did I leave off? Aaaah, yes, I took the plane from Wellington to Auckland and rented a car and headed south. My plane arrived a bit after four, so I did not have much driving time. If you ever come to New Zealand and want to rent a car, I recommend Jucy Car rentals, but note, they do not have office in Wellington. Also, when you go to Wellington, have an escape plan set up. Probably the ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Rotorua 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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