Haast pass and the Glaciers March 3rd 2011 On the way to Haast you go across Haast pass, there are lots of little walks to waterfalls so we decided we would try to walk to them all. First up was the blue pools. These had been marketed as being crystal clear and so blue that you could see trout suspended in the middle of them. However, due to the exceptionally high rainfall over night the pools were more a murky grey than any kind of blue!! ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Fox Glacier 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
Mark and I are taking a year out from our jobs to travel the world. Mark has attempted to travel twice before, first time he liked one place so much he stayed for the year and the second time he encountered a few visa issues along the way so returned early.
A year out and jobs to come back to we are looking to do everything we possible can in the year away.
We are currently still in the planning stages but thought we would start this blog to get used to using it before we go!
We hope this blog will keep our beloved friends and family up to date and enterta... full info