Maritime Wonders on the East Coast NZ February 9th 2011 Saturday 5th February– Fox Glacier to Christchurch
Early start to catch the train through the Southern Alps and into that small part of England in New Zealand:
Mount Cook – Watched Mount Cook appear and disappear into the clouds several times as we eat breakfast in Fox Glacier – never did get a photo though.
TranzAlpine – Travelled through the mountains from wes ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Kaikoura 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
Deborah and I are planning to go on a world trip from December 2010 to March 2011. We are visiting Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Hawaii, and Los Angeles. We want to keep our family and friends in touch with our adventures, although blogs will be brief!
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