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Cruising the West Coast  
   

Cruising the West Coast

WEST COAST NEW ZEALAND

December 8th 2011
Leaving Fjordland, making our way to the west coast, we crossed over the southern alps, and started to head north again. The first spectacle is glacier country, with the Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier. Glaciers, next to rainforest, next to ocean. Amazing. Further up the coast, along a rollercoaster winding road like none I've ever experienced before, along the open ocean and through dense ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef

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: 0.237s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 16; qc: 58; dbt: 0.0848s; 58; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 4; ; mem: 6.6mb