Hamilton - a taste of home and the Waitomo Caves October 17th 2010 We had decided to stay in Hamilton for a couple of reasons - firstly, it was very close to the towns of Rotorura and Lake Taupo and also the Waitomo caves (all of which we intended to visit) and secondly, we had heard there was a reasonable about of nightlife and as it was a Saturday and it had been a while since we had been out we decided to head for there.
The drive down from the Coromandel w ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Hamilton 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
Victoria & Scott are off...
September 2010...We work hard and play hard and love our holidays! So much so that six a year just wasn't enough so we left our jobs, friends, family and home behind and took off for nearly 5 months to travel around the world!
South America- Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina and Chile (September-Mid Oct)
New Zealand- the North & South island in a camper van (Mid Oct-early Nov)
Australia- the East coast from Melbourne-Cairns (Nov)
South East Asia- Singapore, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia (December & January)
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