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Remarkable01

Ben Lomond

December 1st 2010
Started the walk as clouds grew along the lake towards me. Views back towards Queenstown were good but as I came up above the treeline, a wee hill or two stood above me and all else was in cloud. It's a strange experience when you're looking up to where you believe a mountain stands but not able to see any of it. It's impossible to judge scale. The hills looked fairly timid so I guess was expe ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown

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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