New Zealand, South Island: Tekapo and Akaroa December 20th 2018 We took the bus from Mount Cook at around 2pm and arrived soon after in Tekapo. We went for a nice walk from our accommodation to the Hot Springs, walking along the beautiful Tekapo lake. We had found a deal on Bookme for the Tekapo hot-springs so we were very happy to be able to relax in the three pools with water ranging from 35 to 38 degrees Celsius. When we got back, we were pretty tired (and ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Akaroa 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