Rotorua April 25th 2012 This section may look disjointed as we go from 25 to 27 April, that’s because 26 was Hobbiton and has a blog all of its own which I published before this one.
25th April ’12 On to Rotorua
Today was Anzac day so everything was shut! So just as well we were driving on and doing some sightseeing instead of shopping.
Our first stop of the day was just outside of Taupo at the Huka Waterfa ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Rotorua 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
Hi having spent almost 2 years travelling back in 2011 we are now about to set off again, just 11 weeks this time but still an adventure. Sadly due to health reasons the rucksacks have had to be retired, so let's see how we manage with a couple of little carry on suitcases.......... full info