New Zealand - Part 2 - The South Island May 31st 2016 Picton – (The Marlborough Region). Entry/exit point by Ferry to the North/South Islands
The early 8am crossing from Wellington is pretty smooth once we get out of the Wellington harbour and cross the Cook Straits. We enjoy a great bacon & egg bap (called a Scots Bap for some reason?) for breakfast on the Ferry with some L’Affraire coffee. The facilities are pretty good on this Bluebi ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South 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
Hi folks, we are Michael and Caroline, previously blogging as michaelandcaroline, to record our career break "gap year" - 2007 to 2009. We loved it so much we've decided to do it again!
Having tried desperately to reacclimatise to work and normal life after our last big adventure for the past 3 years (full marks for effort eh!), somehow this didn’t quite grab us as much as the thought of travelling to places we love and those we have aspired to & dreamed about but somehow haven’t made it to so far – so we had to put this right!!
Phase 1 started off in Nepal & Bhutan, we didn't ge... full info