Cruising the North Island - 'Sweet as Bro'! February 3rd 2007 New Zealand is a brilliant place. Just like Australia 25 years ago. The kind of place where the trampolines don’t have fences around them, the playgrounds don’t have woodchips at the bottom of slides - basically they haven’t discovered lawsuits yet. Perhaps this is why they get away with the crazy stunts (think AJ Hackett) that make NZ the adventure capital of the world?! The place is gr ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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 Aussie girl who's mad about travel! Me and my pack have covered lots of ground over the past few years ....
2003 - 3 months leave to backpack Europe & Canada
2004 - Holidays in Bali, Indonesia
2005 - Holidays in Turkey, Greece & Thailand
2006 - 5 months leave to travel around the world - India, Nepal, to China, across Mongolia and Russia, through Eastern and some of Western Europe. Then home via Canada and the US.
January 2007 - Holidays, North Island, NZ
September, 2007 I decided I needed a break from the corporate grind and resigned from Ford in Australia, to do a year ... full info