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Kayaking on Tasman Lake  

Kayaking on Tasman Lake

Glacier and Mount Cook in background
New Zealand - inhabitants and tourists

January 7th 2012
Much of New Zealand, and Queenstown in particular, seem to exist as the gatekeeper to a myriad of high adrenalin (and sometimes, high octane) pursuits. For only NZ$ (insert arbitrary price here) one can throw oneself out of a safely flying plane or from the security of a sturdy bridge, or disturb the serenity of an otherwise unspoilt gorge in a jet-propelled boat. It’s even possible to do all th ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand

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
6th February 2012

Must have been amazing to experience such an amazing view first hand.

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