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Lake Te Anau  

Lake Te Anau

New Zealand - Fjordland

December 6th 2011
Southbound from Queenstown, we made our way to Te Anau - the gateway to Milford Sound, and Fjordland (or, as the Kiwis spell it, Fiordland - pronunciation of the English language is not the only thing they butcher). Every kilometre of the way is stunningly beautiful. One thing I've discovered is that in NZ, the journey is much better than the destination. That's not to say that the destina ... 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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