Christchurch 23 - 29 December 2010 January 9th 2011 We arrived at Coastal Cliffs our B&B in Christchurch to a delightful welcome from Glenda who had made some lovely blueberry muffins for our arrival. We chatted with her for ages enjoying the muffins and coffee before she showed us around her home. The B&B only has two guest bedrooms and is set into a cliff face with a swimming pool on the lower level and lovely terraced gardens meandering down t ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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
We left the UK in 2010 after retiring to travel ‘around the world’ for a year! Well we are still living 'out of suitcases' and having wonderful experiences in an ‘ever expanding’ number of countries - the world seems to keep on growing...... We have now written over 100 blogs, starting them initially as a way of storing our memories in an ‘out of body hard drive’, so that we do not forget any of our visits and experiences as we grow ever older….…We are just about to head off to USA, Canada for 6 months and we hope that you continue to enjoy reading our blogs.
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