Day 28 - Milford Sound December 4th 2006 Today was a great day. The weather was sunny and the views were incredible. This IS what we'd been expecting from New Zealands scenary!
Having arrived at Te Anua in the morning, we picked up the Milford Road which ziz zagged its way through u-shaped valleys which had been carved out by glaciers (many years ago!). Around us where countless snow capped peaks. The road crossed single-vehicle-width ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Milford Sound 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
After leaving University and joining the salary club for the last 4 years, we both decided to take some time out and explore some of the world while we can. We've been on many a european holiday, but our trip to Peru in 2005 made us even thirstier to seeing more of the world. Now, our 3 month journey through New Zealand, Australia and Thailand begins...
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