Glaciers are cool. In more ways than one! February 15th 2009 Hello!
Iz here- Had a great outdoorsy day today. This morning we made our way down the road to walk around Lake Matheson as planned. The track is supposed to take an hour and a half but really isnt that long. The lake is famous for giving you reflections of Mount Cook, Fox Glacier and the accompanying skyline, but unfortunately we were there when the wind had already started to make its way over, ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Fox Glacier 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