Our first taste of the South Island October 21st 2010
As soon as we arrived in Picton, we went to the information centre/i-site (every town has one of these and they give you all sorts of info about where you are going and suggestions of what to see) where a really nice woman helped us with our south island itinerary for the next 10 days, as we had been struggling to decide how to do this island, she then said that as we were near a lot of winerie ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Marlborough » Blenheim 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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