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braided river

one of many cold, glacial braided rivers on the South Island of New Zealand, even as the NZ Alps rise, they are eroding away.
New Zealand-Queenstown and on.......

November 20th 2011
(ah sorry-once again this post is backdated) After completing the Otago Rail Trail, I took a bus from the pretty little town of Clyde, NZ to Queenstown, the 'fun' capitol of NZ, and one of the most beautifull locations for a city anywhere. Ive been there several times, always staying at the lakefront YHA hostel. As always I love Q-town, touristy-yes, but such a pretty setting and l ... 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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