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Franz Josef Glacier hike

Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, Hokitika, Arthur's Pass, NZ

January 16th 2009
We left Queenstown and started up the west coast, the wild wild west of NZ where mountains, rivers, and trees surrounded us in all directions. The road wound through impressive nature reserves pretty much our entire way up the west side, but all Val and Steve could see were their lives flashing before their eyes with my racecar maneuvers around the crazy cliffside curves. Oh, our '98 Nissan Sunn ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Fox Glacier

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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Tot: 2.777s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 11; qc: 51; dbt: 0.0369s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.4mb