Terminal Velocity - Lake Taupo, New Zealand August 31st 2016 Lake Taupo is the largest lake in New Zealand and is situated right in the middle of the North Island. I came here looking for one thing and that was to jump out of an airplane. Seemed reasonable enough. Once in town I went to the three skydive operators and failed in my negotiations for any sort of discount. All of the companies have a price agreement and do not undersell one another. Smart move ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo 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
My name is Travis. I am a 37 year old who has a terrible affliction called wanderlust. I've been planning, plotting, and scheming my way to finally fulfill and live my lifetime dream of wandering around the globe. As long as I can remember I've always been fascinated with other cultures and ways of life. I've always tried to imagine what it is like to be in exotic and foreign locales and to experience the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes associated with them. My aim is to realize my dreams and make all of my aspirations come to fruition.
So I've taken an extended a... full info