LAX to Auckland October 26th 2012 We are here!
That was an ordeal. 26 hours. Would you believe I didnt get jet-lagged?
This was our first whole day here. Got our RH drive car. Thankfully our
TomTom GPS got us back to our host's home. Not without incident.
It is quite hairy as the roads are windy and tight curves. Round abouts
abound! We have wonderful hosts who have treated us like royalty.
Tomorrow we strike ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand 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