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New Zealand - North Island Volcanoes

March 11th 2010
The last part of the trip was a fantastic volcanic experience. We got a good intro of the volcanic activity in the island visiting Wonderlands Thermal Park of Waitapu, soaking in the mud in Rotorua and digging our own thermal pool on the beach at low tide. Then we headed to do the Tongariro Crossing, a magnificent 8 hours walk crossing the volcano. We ended the adventure with a trip in White I ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro 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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