Crossing over to the other side March 21st 2011 The ferry crossing from South to North was …..long. We had planned on staying up on deck for the journey to take in the scenery and as it was a lovely sunny day so shouldn’t be a problem - except I’d forgotten my jacket and only had shorts and t-shirt on so once we got moving I got very very cold from the wind!! I managed to stick it out until we left the sounds only diving inside to use the ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington 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