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FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER  

FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER

Ice Trekking and a Lost Ring / Caminata sobre Hielo y un Anillo Perdido

April 19th 2007
After an action-filled, pocket-draining week in Queenstown, we took a big jump and drove all the way to Glacier country. We had been driving for a few hours and were in the middle of nowhere when we started to get a strong smell of burning rubber. We stopped the van to investigate, opened the engine cover and were promptly engulfed in a cloud of hallucinogenic smoke coming from a belt. We’d ... read more
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New Zealand Flag 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
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