Queenstown and Wanaka November 11th 2006 Back to Otago: Queenstown
Arriving in Queenstown after so much untamed wilderness in Fiordland, we felt like we’d hit a bustling, over-commercialised metropolis….by NZ standards, at any rate! The town seems to be full of 20-something Brits, although it’s still a relatively quiet time of year there. The downside to this tourist mecca is that the prices seem to be several notches higher tha ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Wanaka 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
We're off on a 13 month trip round the world - first port of call being 3 months in Whistler...
If we get round to it, we'll keep you up to date using this TravelBlog - no idea whether we will or not!... full info