Weeks 15 & 16 - Rarotonga September 15th 2010 WARNING -THIS IS A VERY LONG BLOG - PREPARE YOURSELF!!!
We set off from Christchurch first thing in the morning and flew to Auckland where we had a nice eight hour wait for our next flight to the Island of Rarotonga, in the Cook Islands. Our flight left Auckland at 6pm that evening and after only 3 ½ hours we’d arrived at Rarotonga airport but at 1am the same day we’d left! This was due ... read more
Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand; in 1965 residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. The e... ... 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