Day 18: Blenheim - Wine Tour by Bike Day!! March 31st 2011 Day 18 – Thursday the 31st of March
Today was “Wine Tour by Bike” day.
We woke up to the daily ritual of the Marlborough gas guns. It’s an incredibly loud gun powered by gas that lets off 3 loud shots every 20minutes from 7am till 7.30pm every day, something the locals of wine country are very use to. The lovely couple we were staying with were kind enough to warn us of these frequen ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Blenheim 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