One journey ends. Another begins. September 25th 2011 Apologies in advance. This isn’t your typical travel blog but I have been meaning to get this blog written for over a year now. We started blogging our travels around the world in 2006, and our last blog was about our long journey back to New Zealand after nearly five years of travel and life in the UK. It was a whirlwind time and happily we made it safely back to our friends and family with a ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands 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
A couple of mid 20 year olds, started this blog back in 2006. We left our homeland of New Zealand and set off on our trip of a lifetime.
These entries follow our travels from our New Zealand to London and back again. Total geeks - no Las Vegas or full moon parties here. We used '1001 Natural wonders' to plan our trips. Sometimes riding 5 hours on the back of a motorbike to see a waterfall or random rock formation.
Since arriving back home in New Zealand in 2011, travels haven't been much of a priority. The arrival of our amazing little baby has made us hang up our backpacks for a little... full info