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Drive to Queenstown

March 16th 2012
Lazy post...here's the fun stuff we did yesterday (with photos this time): • Hiked around Lake Matheson (most photographed lake in NZ) • Checked out the Fox Glacier • Knights Point (ocean views) • Trudged barefoot in a forest through mud and over a stream to a secluded beach • Hiked to the blue pools and took a swim • Stopped to photograph Lake Wanak ... 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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