Blog #6. Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Week 1 March 11th 2017 Hello Friends and Family!
We made it safe and sound up north to The Bay of Islands area. Unfortunately we experienced some rain so missed out on some of the scenery but according to local people here they have been in a drought so the rain was welcome! By the second day it cleared up and we were good to go with sun and highs averaging 25 degrees and quite humid. Some evenings stay warm but othe ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands » Russell 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
Since retiring in 2004 Warren and I have been travelling over the winter months. Our goal is to visit and exprience as many places and cultures in the world as we can. So far we have been to many spots in Mexico, Hawaii, Jamaica, Belize, Venezuela, Cuba, St. Marten, St. Thomas, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Roatan (Honduras) and Costa Rica. In 2014 we travelled to Singapore, Malaysia, Koh Lanta (Thailand), Bali, Lombok and the Gili Islands. In 2015 we went to Cuba and back to Isla Mujeres, Mexioc and then on to Tobago. In 2016 we ventured to Cambodia, Laos and back to Thailand and Bali. You ... full info