Sheep herding, vowel issues and going off road in New Zealand! December 17th 2006 Our Cata bus journey from Mendoza got us into Santiago with just enough time and a quick whisk through the streets of Santiago on the airport bus was enough to make us realise that it was way out of our budget range. We were very glad we only stayed in Chile for 9 hours! Can we also mention that Chile has the most anal border restrictions ever, this seemed aimed at annoying the Argentines because ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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 saved for 3 years and then went Hoff to travel the world. Chris Columbus and Magellan eat your heart out...do you reckon other people will have already discovered the places we are going to? You bet!
Neil, originally from Hartlepool, UK and Donna, originally from the Wirral, UK have known each other for 19 years. We bought a house, got cushy jobs in Nottingham and always had a passion to travel and see what more was out there in the big wide world (sounds corny or what?). The opportunity came when we were both made redundant and given nice r... full info