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The scenery

Taken from near the summit of the Grampian hills. We were taking a break because benches were made for sitting on.
Settling into Nelson

September 28th 2011
We have been reunited now for 10 days in Nelson. We are living in the Franklyn Village Apartments, which is a dorm-style long-term accommodation about a 15 min walk south of downtown. Liza is finishing up her final placement at Nelson College. It is the oldest college in all of New Zealand, and famed for their rugby teams. The all boys school has roughly 1,100 students, 4 boarding houses, and ... 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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