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Glacier Anne

Anne is all smiles... eventually
Day 6 - Franz Josef Glacier

November 20th 2007
Today was glacier day!!! We woke up, and got out of the hotel in Queenstown at 7:09. Only one short stop and we arrived in Franz Joseph at 11:45 (387 km). Anne and Chris were very grumpy, but got over it after a meal and after we got hiking. Then.. UP UP UP. The guides carved out steps as we walked behind them (both up and down). At one point there was a big BOOM... sounded like an o ... 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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