From Helicopters, spikes and glacier hikes to hot pools and whales with magnificent tails! December 9th 2006 Day 11 - Franz Josef
We awake the next morning to a beautiful blue sky - perfect conditions for our glacier adventure - today we’re getting into our warmest gear (layers), strapping on some crampons (that’s where the spikes come into it!) and taking a scenic helicopter flight in the mountains before landing on the otherwise inaccessible upper reaches of Franz Josef glacier for our 2 hour gl ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef 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
The Frasers are on tour!!
We made it down the aisle (at last) and following our perfect wedding in sunny(!) Aberdeen we're heading off on our extended honeymoon. Watch this space for tales and pictures of our travels.
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