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Holy torrential rain and insane river crossings Batman! Photo 66

Holy torrential rain and insane river crossings Batman!

December 19th 2009
We headed to Nelson Lakes with the intention of some laid back day hikes but what we found was by far our toughest challenge yet. The 80km Travers-Sabine hiking track climbs up to altitudes of 1787metres leading you through snow covered peaks and across raging rivers. On finding out some information at the visitors centre we decided to treat ourselves on this hike by staying at the backcountry ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Nelson Lakes National Park

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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