Survival November 20th 2006 There's no such thing as bad weather, only the wrong clothes
After doing Abel Tasman, I was hooked on doing big hikes. I was actually beginning to worry that I didnt have enough time here in NZ to do enough of them...and I dont....all the more reason to return to this great land.
While Matt took off for a trip to Milfor Sound, I booked another trek. It was further down the coast called the Rou ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown 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