Return to civilisation November 24th 2006 I have to admit I was slightly dreading it for quite a while. Leaving Latin America that has been my home for the past 9 months and flying to New Zealand, an English-speaking civilisation. How will I survive?
Well I have been in New Zealand a week now and I still feel very out of place and more than a little lost. The differences here compared to Latin America are apparent immediately. For a s ... 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
Well I'm off around the world for the next 12 months or so, starting in Argentina! Followed by Brazil, Venezuela and the whole of Central America. Most of the time I´ll just be boasting, and pitying the rest of you in the cold and wet, working away! Other times though I´ll be getting lonely ,so please keep in touch.... full info