Cat sitting - on the Gold Coast August 13th 2012 It was with much relief that we finally boarded the bus in Rotorua to take us to Auckland and Pete and I could at long last relax as we honestly didn't realise how much last minute stuff there was to do in that last week!
I did, however, manage to fit in an exhilarating tandem skydive courtesy of my wonderful employers at Checkmate and one thing that I can cross off my bucket list.
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Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Logan City Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
4 August, 2012 - Peter and Suzanne, being of the Baby Boomers generation, are now setting forth on the next travel phase of our lives. We met many years ago in Cape Town, South Africa, Suzanne from Oldham in England and Peter from Cambridge in New Zealand, on an overland expedition taking six months to get to London. A year later we then journeyed from London to Australia overland taking 10 months. We settled in Rotorua, New Zealand, had 3 great kids who are now doing their own thing and it is now, excitingly, time for us to recommence where we left off. We have, with much trepidation on my... full info