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Glaciers & Sounds

January 10th 2011
The Final Blog I hope this is the last missive I'll send out. Only major drama on the way home would provide the occasion to post again and we don't want that. I don't have much to say about Mt Cook since it was in the clouds the day we were there. It was pouring down rain but we stayed in the DOC camp there and listened to the frustrated mountaineers grump. Example: ALL Americans hate ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Mount 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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