Crazy January 23rd 2007 Tuesday 23rd set off mid morning to the airport to fly down to the South Island. After a short 2 hour flight I arrived in Queenstown, a very busy little town, full of backpackers and Japanese tourists. The scenery is stunning and well worth a visit. The South Island is the home to the Extreme Sport Culture. You can do pretty much anything you want to here from bungy jumping off the top of a mount ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown 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 cant believe that its the year that im going to turn 50! For this milestone in my life I have the opportunity to spend some long awaited time with my partner James. Setting off together for nearly 7 weeks I will be able to share with him some of the special places in this world that I have been lucky to visit and enjoy, We are both very excited about our trip and looking forward to seeing some very special places together we are hoping to meet new family members meet up with some old friends and make some new ones.
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