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Day Three

May 22nd 2008
Today wasn't any less action-packed than the others! We woke up at 5:30 (still not on schedule), checked out of our motel and went into town. We rented a couple of mountain bikes and rode on some of the most famous trails in the world. It was not only beautiful, but so good to be outside and see more of the mountains. We rode through a redwood forest thick with ferns; it looked like a rainforest. ... 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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