The Kingdom of Tonga! May 29th 2012 29th May ‘12 – 2nd June ‘12 The Kingdom of Tonga!
We landed at Nuku’alofa airport at 10.30pm and were led to the duty free shop – turns out this is the cheapest duty free in the whole of the South Pacific so after the ridiculous price in Sydney, which meant I didn’t buy any I dived in to get some cigarettes.
We were met by a lovely guy called Peter (with an unfortunate cauliflowe ... read more
Oceania » Tonga » Tongatapu The archipelago of "The Friendly Islands" was united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. It became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900. Tonga acquired its independence in 1970 and became a member of the Commonwealth of... ... 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