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Franz Joseph Glacier  
   

Franz Joseph Glacier

The pale part of the rock to the left is where the glacier is during winter
Franz Joseph

March 5th 2009
I left Greymouth at 1:30pm and headed to Franz Joseph, along the way we crossed two single lane bridges which are both shared with trains, the second bridge was over 120 years old and made from wood so they were in the process of building a 4 lane bridge to replace it but that wasn't completed yet. A few hours into the journey we stopped in Hokitika for lunch. Hokitika holds an annual wild foods f ... 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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