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View on the way

A pitt stop in Auckland

March 22nd 2010
The views while we drove from the Mongolian Tent to our ferry port reminded me of driving through the Yorkshire Dales on a sunny day. "Can I have an ice cream" I heard from the back - all the adults groaned and rolled their eyes as this has become Lian's signature request. The landscape changed from hilly fields (filled with cows), to masses and masses of ferns, tall trees and bushes, as we drove ... 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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