Christchurch to Omarama March 4th 2004 An early start today, as we made our way on to the coach.<span><span><span><span><span> It was all a bit exciting as we hit the road.<span> We started with a drive around Christchurch, and the weather was fine this morning. <span>After a stop at “Mona Vale”, a lovely garden, we headed off to the Canterbury Plains.
As we drove along, the clouds began ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Canterbury Plains 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
I am married, my husband's name is Ian, and we have a black kelpie called Jasmine. We love travelling, and have travelled overseas almost every year since 1983. We have been to most countries in Asia including India and Nepal, and recently travelled to the Middle East and Europe.... full info