Alps2Ocean - Day 1, Mt Cook to Twizel March 12th 2014 Last night the 10 of us met at our Motel in Twizel (The Chalets), some of us having travelled from afar - us from New Plymouth to Christchurch by plane and then car to Twizel. All of our group are Nelsonians - 2 from Nelson, the rest from the Ruby Coast, Tasman.
This morning we all met at the Cycle Journey's office just along the street where our bikes were loaded onto a trailer and we pile ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Mackenzie District 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
These blogs were started to record our Europe May to August 2011 trip. The Blogs were great for us to diary each day, for others to follow and for us to review when back home. Several have been published into personal books. And so it has continued adding:
Europe - Italy,Switzerland, France, 2011
The Hurunui High Country Walk 2011.
Europe 2013 - Austria, Switzerland, France and Ireland.
Alps2Ocean and Clutha Bike Trails 2014
A Christmas in Switzerland and Germany 2014
Biking the Danube, the Italian Dolomites and Austrian Lakes 2015
Vancouver, Lake Chelan (Washington S... full info