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The lady at our hotel (Earnslaw Lodge- highly reccomend it) had hot soup ready and waiting everyday after we got down from the mountain. Perfect!
Snow Falls Silently

July 1st 2008
It may sound deep and philosophical, but its also true- snow doesnt make any sound when it falls. Think about it- rain, depending on the heaviness will either sprinkle, patter or pour (one of the best sounds ever, by the way), hail makes itself heard in a clatter, sleet, accompanied by wind, will whistle as it chills but snow makes no sound at all. Silence as it lands gently on my hand knitted mit ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown

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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