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At the top of cold and windy Gillespie pass  

At the top of cold and windy Gillespie pass

Climbing high, staying low, then taking the chopper out (Young-Siberia Valleys Trek, South Island, New Zealand)

February 15th 2010
(Day 682 on the road) Before I tell you about the cheapest way to go heli-hiking in New Zealand, let me share two thoughts about the (mostly) wonderful comments I receive on my blog. One, I would like to thank every single person who takes the time to leave a comment: Thank you! Comments are really what make the blog special and unique to me. So please keep them coming - praise, criticis ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » National Parks » Mt Aspiring National Park

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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Tot: 1.16s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 36; qc: 148; dbt: 0.1131s; 148; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 7mb