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Waterfalls everywhere

Nobody told us we had to actually paddle (Whanganui River, North Island, New Zealand)

January 9th 2010
(Day 645 on the road)Great Walk after Great Walk - now the third in a row! This time it was time to hit the waters though, not a trail. Of the nine Great Walks in New Zealand, one is actually a river journey, namely the Whanganui River Journey Great Walk. A mere one hour drive north-west of Tongariro, the main gateway to start the four to five day journey down the river is a small town c ... read more
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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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