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A peaceful walk on the beach  
   

A peaceful walk on the beach

Liza enjoying the solitude of Cathedral Cove.
On Our Way North.. (Part 2)

October 7th 2011
We awoke on Wednesday morning (October 5th) to unexpected clear skies. In an attempt to make the most of our day and the weather, we set out early for our first stop which was a museum and active excavation site called The Buried Village. In the late 1800s the Maori in this small village initiated tourism in New Zealand. Roughly 15 km from the village there was a geological phenomenon known as the ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island

New Zealand Flag 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
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