The rest of New Zealand - what an incredibly beautiful country. February 20th 2013 Hello everyone,
I hope you are all well and enjoyed the half term break. Since I last wrote I have been busy exploring more of New Zealand so let me fill you in on what we have been up to whilst visiting the South Island.
We spent a night in a campsite near Mount Cook so that we could do a walk to get closer and see it more clearly. Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Z ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef 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
My name is Miss Thomas and I am a teacher in North Somerset (as most of you who read this will know) but for those who don't, my school have very kindly agreed to give me a year's sabatical in order for me and my boyfriend to fulfil a dream; to travel more of the world!!! Reuben and I will be visiting countries in South America, Australasia and Asia. During our journey we will be writing to you and sending pictures as we go so that you can follow our journey. We hope to meet lots of different people who can teach us about their way of living, see amazing natural and historical sights, try lots... full info