Day 2: Lake Tekapo March 15th 2011 This morning we woke to ducks quacking and view when we opened our camper curtain this was remarkable, something we had missed last night as we arrived so late.
We put on warm clothes and we’re thinking we might need thermals as the glacier ice coming off the water is FREEZING!
Matt wandered to the water’s edge to return to his childhood ways of skimming stones across the water, this proved ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Lake Tekapo 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