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at the pinnacle

We thought we were almost halfway here! We were pretty happy to have made it this far.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing and Rafting the Tongariro River

February 29th 2012
We haven't been travelling as much lately, just settling into real life as we are now in our 4th year in New Zealand. We bought a house last May which has a gorgeous view of the harbor, so now whenever we travel we have to think "Is this view as good as ours?" In November Becky and I went to Fiji for 2 weeks, which was fabulous-will do a future blog on that. However, 2 weeks ago we embar ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro 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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