Hello....is there anyone here? - Matai Bay, Northland May 28th 2012 We woke up the next morning to a pretty dreary day for the first time on the road trip so far. Still, we didn’t let it dampen our spirits, and we comforted ourselves that considering it was winter, we had done quite well for weather up to now.
Despite being overcast, the drive was again spectacular. I happened to be driving on this day, however Donna and I take it in turns to drive on alterna ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland 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
Welcome to our blog. Having completed a 9 month trip to the US, Australia and SE Asia in 2005, we were truly bitten by the travel bug.
So, around 5 years later when the time seemed right and we finally had enough funds in the bank, we were off again, this time on a years journey to Central America, South America, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.
Heading back to the UK after this amazing trip and saving once more for just under a year, we were off again in search another journey, this time taking us to Sri Lanka, India and Nepal.
Unfortunately, our blog only covers our second and t... full info