Completing the Circle December 5th 2011 Thanks to the generosity of Bruce and Trish we were able to avoid the stormy weather and leave Nelson under somewhat more bearable conditions. The caveat to our extra night's accommodations was that we had agreed to wake at the crack of dawn to drive two other frisbee players to the airport. Thus, at 6 am we were on our way out of Nelson to tackle the west coast, the southern Fiordlands and ma ... 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
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