Ice, Ice Baby February 25th 2012 So last we left you in Carters Beach with some rather underwhelming seals. Now we are in Franz Josef Glacier Township in the sunshine, at last!
We have been continuing south on the West Coast Highway. Most of this journey was done in torrential rain and so although we were passing by the Southern Alps we didn't really see them. We made one over night stop inland at Jacksons Retreat, a one h ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef 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 cant believe that its the year that im going to turn 50! For this milestone in my life I have the opportunity to spend some long awaited time with my partner James. Setting off together for nearly 7 weeks I will be able to share with him some of the special places in this world that I have been lucky to visit and enjoy, We are both very excited about our trip and looking forward to seeing some very special places together we are hoping to meet new family members meet up with some old friends and make some new ones.
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