Not sunny all the time! January 18th 2011 Good morning all
Suz and I returned last night from an amazing 2 day tour of the Coromandel Peninsula. Driving from here there was rolling hills and farmland and then we went up and up into the remains of a lot of volcanoes extinct many millions of years ago… so when the road signs said bends for 14km – it literally was bend after bend up and up and then down and down…then there would be a ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel Peninsula 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
Keeping this travel blog enables me to reflect and record my journeys as well as communicate with my family and friends.
I shouldn't be amazed me that complete strangers in this travel community will want to read about what I am up to as they are a great bunch of folk.
I have swapped my home and hospitality for many years now and always I have met such wonderful open, generous and friendly people. Travelling alone lots of the time I am never lonely ..there is always the travelblog to keep me company.
Planning for future trips and onwards now. Don't let the grass grow under you feet.
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