Dunedin & Robbie Burns April 10th 2011 We landed in Dunedin around 11am on a beautiful sunny morning. The flight from Wellington took us over the Southern Alps. Up in the air, above the clouds, it was almost surreal as we could see the tops of the mountains sticking out above the clouds. It almost seemed as though we could have skated on the mass of clouds below us.
After Susannah had warned us that Dunedin would be cold and to r ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Dunedin 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 started travelblogging in 2008 when, with the parenting responsibilities of six children long-gone, we (Michelle & Kevin) left home for a three months adventure during which time we spent some of the kids inheritance! Having always loved traveling, prior to our three months away six weeks has been the longest period we've been overseas and that was mostly with kids in tow. Now officially retired (well sort of) I think we'll be taking up this traveling lark with a vengeance! ... full info