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Along the Way - 4

Day 4 - TranzAlpine Train

January 24th 2009
Our fourth day fell on Christmas Eve and was one of relative rest; the first three days were a whirlwind of activity. When we were planning the trip, we knew that by the end of the third day we would be spent, so for the fourth day taking a scenic train through the mountains from coast to coast seemed to fit well. The TranzAlpine travels from Christchurch on the east coast to Greymouth on the ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Greymouth

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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