New Zealand May 9th 2011 Kia Ora from New Zealand eh!
We are in Lake Taupo for a few days eh so we have time to update you on where we've been so far. After we picked the van up we travelled west from Christchurch across Arthur's pass National Park then on to Franz Joseph. Arthurs pass was beautiful and for much of the journey we were the only van on the road. We met the cheeky Kia birds but didn't stop lo ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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 have moved out, packed up, left our jobs and are off travelling for 6 months!
So far we have lost.....................
Mycrofibre travel towel
1 flip flop- later returned by the sea ;-)
North face gloves
Camera- later returned by a kind bus driver!
Memory of a 9 hour bus journey thanks to Goon
Our marbles in Nimbin
No. of days lost to violent hangovers- 12
Things we have been biten or stung by............
Jellyfis... full info