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On the road to Glenorchy  
   

On the road to Glenorchy

Queenstown - Glenorchy

March 17th 2007
Jen's painkillers making her feel lethargic so we decided not to walk, but on a scenic car tour along the edge of Lake Wakatipu to Glenorchy. The scenery is stunning. The lake is an intense blue in the bright sun. The snow-capped mountains add the icing to the scene. We did manage a short walk along the lake edge. It was St. Patrick's night so on our return to Queenstown the pubs were buzzing. We ... 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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