Alan breaks the rules at Franz Josef Glacier November 26th 2007 At Franz Josef Glacier, Robert parks the car, then walks with us on the paved path to the viewing area. It seems odd to be traveling through a temperate rainforest to reach a pile of cold ice. Trees arch overhead forming a green tunnel while birds entertain us with their songs.
At the end of the pavement, Robert encourages us to walk the path in the riverbed to the foot of the glacier.
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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 travel bug is like an itch you can't quite scratch. We call it itchy feet. St. Augustine of Hippo, put it more eloquently, "The world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only one page."
Come join us as we read the pages in our travel book and scratch our itchy feet!
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