Greymouth to Puponga March 15th 2011 The above panorama is of Golden Bay (coast and valley) from Takaka Hill.
March 10th - 15th 2011
From Greymouth we took the inland road to Reefton and on past Inangahua towards Nelson. We stopped for the afternoon / night at a DOC camp-ground at the old gold mining town of Lyell. There isn't a lot there now, none of the buildings remain and we didn't hike as far as the old battery. ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island 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 were twotravelbugs but now we are five we have become the travelbug tribe! We hope to instil in our daughters our love of travel, of exploring, of discovering. We are full of ideas and excitement, just waiting for our chance to see more of the world and bring them along with us.
Feel free to read through some of our travels. Many of our adventures were before we discovered travelblog so you'll just have to ask us about those. We have grouped some of our blogs into 'trips', shown below. Click on the relevant tab to see where we went and what we thought. Ot... full info