Day 21 - Dunedin & Penguins December 9th 2013 Monday 9th December, 2013. Dunedin and Penguins
Dunedin is Gaelic for "Edinburgh of the South" and was originally setlled by the Scots in 1848. It is the furthest city away from London in the world - 19,100 km (11,870 miles). It has a population of about 120,00 people. Apologies for this longer than normal blog - we did a hell of a lot today.
After breakfast we set off an a self-guided city tour ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Otago » Dunedin 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