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Flyin' High in Queenstown 9

Flyin' High in Queenstown

February 9th 2010
Queenstown is on nearly every New Zealand visitor's itinerary and for good reason: bungy jumping was invented in Queenstown and the town bills itself as the "Adventure Capital of the World". When we visited New Zealand in 2007 we weren't interested in hurling ourselves off bridges attached to fortified rubber bands, or maiming (or just terrifying) ourselves in other ways, so Queenstown was o ... 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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