On Our Way North.. (Part 1) October 5th 2011 We woke up Monday morning (October 3rd) and explored Wellington transit for the purposes of obtaining our rental car for our trip to Auckland.
Not long after the onset of our adventure we learned:
- How to use the windshield wipers
- Not to trust Google Map directions
- To never take an unmarked road
- That speed limits in New Zealand are a challenge more than a measure of safety
We le ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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
Liza chose to pursue her teaching degree in Christchurch, New Zealand. After 7 months apart and following the completion of his PhD, Matt joined up with Liza while she was on a teaching placement in Nelson, NZ. They will now commence their travels together, which will take them all over New Zealand, to Tahiti and eventually to southeast Asia.
We are hoping to keep our friends and families posted on our adventures, share videos and pictures, and bring everyone as close as possible to sharing this experience with us.
We hope you all enjoy it.... full info