Welcome to my personal travel journal! If you don't know me, that's OK! I hope you'll enjoy reading about some of my adventures and misadventures, and hopefully learn something new about a corner of the world.

Recent updates:
2015-10-06: Day 8 of Niue in 2011.
2015-10-05: Day 7 of Niue in 2011.
2015-09-29: Day 6 of Niue in 2011.

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

A view of what appears to be the front of the parliament. Construction started on the current parliament buildings in 1914, after the previous building was burned down in 1907. However, these buildings were only officially opened by the Queen is 1995 after delays caused by the war and earthquake retrofitting, even though the buildings have been in use since 1918.