Craig and Ross in New Zealand January 23rd 2015 Episode 4 (Saturday 24.01.15)
Day 17 of our New Zealand trip and day 17 of sunshine !
From Rotorua we traveled South to Tongariro National Park, stopping first at Wai-O-Tapu geothermal area and Huka Falls. Of the various geothermal parks in the region, Brent and Shirl said that Wai-O-Ta[u was best, as it has everything – geysers, bubbling mud pools and steaming lakes of various colours. They w ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Hawkes Bay » Napier 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
I'm an Australian guy with a passion for traveling. I am especially interested in nature. My aim is to see the "main" animal species in the wild and the "major world sights" and by the time I retire. (Not when I retire - life is too short !) My blogs are a mix of information and a bit of comedy - the latter largely provided by my long term traveling companion. The blogs are also a record for me myself, so I can read them with a smile when I am old and grey. Enjoy.... full info