Airborne December 9th 2011 Rob Writes
We arrived in Picton on the south island in the early afternoon and had a drive of about 140km down the west coast to reach our campsite for that evening, just outside of Blenheim. It was a DOC campsite called Robin Hood Bay, which like all DOC campsites was a further 4000kms (I may be exaggerating here but it felt like it) down a dusty, gravel road up and down a mountain rang ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South 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
On 1st September 2011 we will start living the dream for approx 13 months. Giving up our jobs in this economy may seem crazy to some but life is for living and for us, seeing our world is life.
We are Tina (30) from Glasgow and Rob (23) from Grimsby. We both live in Glasgow.
Our planned itinerary goes a bit like this.
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