Rain and the Franz Josef and Fox's Glacier August 26th 2009 So the theme of this blog is rain as that is all it did in the three days we stayed in Franz Josef!
Wednesday morning rolled around and Steve and I were both suffering from cabin fever having spent so much time in the car without doing any real exercise so we decided whatever the weather we would head out. Unfortunately the weather in Franz Josef on Wednesday was serious rain. Anyway after ha ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef 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