50 kms of Overnight Craziness March 7th 2010 When should you intentionally deprive yourself of sleep, to the point where the jokes you're all telling are ones you would normally cringe at? When is it a good idea to put yourself through weariness and pain, just for the privilege of being able to say you had done so? The answer: when you're planning on doing something just as crazy, and for twice as long, in little more than a month later.
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Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland 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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