Discovering New Zealand: Christchurch December 1st 2018 We arrived in Christchurch at about 3.30am. Security in New Zealand is very strict about bringing food, especially fruit, because of certain diseases they can carry. You are therefore not allowed to enter the country with fruits. We had eaten bananas on the plane but, when we walked past the dog, he sniffed something in my bag. The border police checked my bag and it turned out the dog was smellin ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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
Who are we? / Qui sommes-nous?
I'm Laurine and I’m in charge of the writing! When I was 20, I decided to leave my native country, France, to live in England where I met the man of my life (he’s in charge of taking pictures!). His name is Shaun, he's English and he's always wanted to live life on the edge! So, we started planning the trip of our lives, quit our jobs and bought backpacks. This blog is intended for family and friends (hence the use of both French and English). I do apologise if all articles are not available in English, but our dear friend Google Translate... full info