On Friday 9 March 2012, or thereabouts, Tom Doig and Laura Jean McKay set sail for the Land of the Long White Cloud, aka Aotearoa, aka New Zealand.
Our ship is called the MV Natalie Schult; it is a German ship, flying a Cypriot flag, with a Croatian captain and Filipino crew. It is slower, more expensive, less convenient and much more exciting than flying. It is also less harmful to the environment. All about Natalie
While in NZ, Tom will be writing Moron to Moron: two men, two bikes, one Mongolian misadventure.