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Some cloud clearing in the morning ...  
   

Some cloud clearing in the morning ...

I woke up early to try and catch the sunrise, hoping on the way up to the deck that the rain had stopped and the clouds had cleared. Unfortunately, the rain was still coming down, but I caught the few minutes of clearer sky here with a really long exposure ...
Misty, Mysterious Milford Sound

March 7th 2006
OK, this is almost too much for me to handle. Like a heroin addict dipping into a back alley and finding a fix, here I am being told that we have more time (!) in this little internet cafe in the middle of Queenstown (Melissa is putting some pictures on her blog entry and the slow computer is giving her fits). So, I thought I'd take the opportunity to start writing about our trip to Milford Soun ... 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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