Four seasons in a day January 25th 2017 Days 92 to 100 from 165
One highlight we promised ourselves in New Zealand was to swim with dolphins, and as such we had booked some months ago to do so at Kaikoura, on the east coast of South Island. We had been very concerned, therefore, when in November last year the town was cut off by a M7.8 earthquake nearby. But, as you may have seen from our last blog, access has improved. So, we were ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand 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
Pip & Paul
We are now both retired, Paul for nearly 12 months - Oct '15 - and Pip just so - Aug '16.
Married for 37 years we have always enjoyed travelling but have been limited by being employed and the limits that has on how much holiday we could take.
Despite that we have got quite a few miles under our belts - several USA road trips, many 'city breaks' and some large travel company trips, Peru, Africa safari, Uzbekistan.
But now is the time to let our wings really fly.... full info