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Routeburn 091

Looking back at the Routeburn Valley
Three Days in an Alpine Wonderland

February 15th 2010
Our good friend Sarah has joined us for a week in Queenstown. True to form, in just over one week, Sarah managed to see half of the North Island and a good part of the South Island before zooming into Queenstown to meet up with us. One evening last July, Sarah stopped by our house in San Francisco. We drank wine, ate pizza and talked about New Zealand. She said she was very interested in vis ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » National Parks » Fiordland 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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