Queenstown & Milford Sound. January 9th 2010 After bungee jumping on New Years Day, we stuck around Queenstown for another couple of days to take in some more of the what seems like endless tourist activities. We did a hike to the top of a mountain for some downhill luging, and we also caught a movie in one of the theatres here in town - Sherlock Holmes. Not exactly my cup of tea but not a bad way to spend two hours, all in all.
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Oceania » Nauru Nauru's phosphate deposits began to be mined early in the 20th century by a German-British consortium; the island was occupied by Australian forces in World War I. Nauru achieved independence in 1968 and joined the UN in 1999. Nauru is the world's sm... ... read more