Hurunui High Country Walk, Day 3 November 21st 2011 What a night we had in our hut and tents. The wind blew and it poured down. It was an interesting way to start the day running around outside in our gummies, boots and rain coats endevouring to have breakfast and pack up without getting too wet into the bargain. However, the rain did not let up so we set off in all our rain gear - some more adequate than others. At least the wind had dropped so th ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Canterbury 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
These blogs were started to record our Europe May to August 2011 trip. The Blogs were great for us to diary each day, for others to follow and for us to review when back home. Several have been published into personal books. And so it has continued adding:
Europe - Italy,Switzerland, France, 2011
The Hurunui High Country Walk 2011.
Europe 2013 - Austria, Switzerland, France and Ireland.
Alps2Ocean and Clutha Bike Trails 2014
A Christmas in Switzerland and Germany 2014
Biking the Danube, the Italian Dolomites and Austrian Lakes 2015
Vancouver, Lake Chelan (Washington S... full info