Day 20: Hokotika to Franz Joseph, 140km. The Donkey is doing a body check. March 17th 2018 Day 20: Hokotika to Franz Joseph, 140km. The Donkey is doing a body check.
Day 20 was going to be a big day for the Donkey as he had learned that 140km on a fully laden mountain bike, with big fat tires (sorry Spot, but your tires are fat) is very different from doing the same distance on a lightweight road bike with nice slim wheels which hardly touch the road. So the Donkey set of early, at t ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef 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