Christchurch stopover - Cones to Cranes July 22nd 2018 Arriving just before the weekend gave us some time to spend with family and friends before we fly off to the other side of the world and our Swedish family. Time too, to catch up with the rebuild of Christchurch city central. Whilst to me, it is still ‘cone’ city it is also ‘crane’ city. The tram is back on its tracks, the buildings are being built and the parking wardens are busy. Waiting ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Canterbury 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
We are recently retired baby boomers and one of us is an avid (some might say obsessive) photographer, and the other of us is interested in visiting historical and geographical locations around the world. This blog is a way to record the sights, experiences and personal perspectives of our travels hence the name "thebullseye". Visiting family and friends and exploring new parts of the world are some of the 'planned' aspects of the journey - the rest is still a mystery.
Let the journey of the Travelling Bulls commence. ... full info