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Fox Glacier

Our sexy footwear, notice the crampons and pants tucked into our socks
Days 71 and 72 - drive to Fox Glacier and Glacier walk

May 5th 2012
We spent most of Friday May 4 on our drive from Queenstown to Fox Glacier. The ~360 km drive was stunning and passed through many national parks and mountain passes and we took our time as we stopped at multiple locations to enjoy the views, and of course, get pictures. We reached Fox Glacier just before sunset and caught some great views of the last light along the monutains by Lake Matheson, ... 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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